Debi Baydush is the founding principal of BSW Wealth Partners. Debi served as the BSW chief investment officer for more 17 years, guiding the firm’s investment policy, portfolio construction, and major strategic efforts. Debi started her financial career with a large private trust company, trained as a broker at Merrill Lynch and subsequently went to work at PaineWebber. Over time, Debi found that what she felt was best for her clients often differed from the company’s view, so she quit the brokerage business to manage a group of personal investment portfolios on a fee-only basis – and so the foundation stone for what has become BSW Wealth Partners was laid. As the client base grew, Debi hired people who shared her vision of how to provide investment advice – as well as a full range of solutions- and who were fun to work with!