Investment firm among fastest-growing in nation

Doug May
Doug May

Avant-Garde Advisors, an investment management and financial planning services firm with an office in Grand Junction,  ranks among the fastest-growing registered investment advisor firms in the nation in a list published by Financial Advisor Magazine.

Avant-Garde ranks 22nd in the list based on its growth in 2013. The firm ended the year with more than $278 million in assets and 368 clients. The firm experienced a nearly 74 percent increase in assets and more than 10 percent increase in growth in assets per client. Avant-Garde is the only Colorado-based firm to make the list of the top 50 firms.

Based in Centennial, Avant-Garde provides services through a network of independent and private wealth advisors in Colorado as well as in Arizona and California.

In Grand Junction, Doug May operates Avant-Garde offices out of the Timberline Bank building at 633 24 Road. May merged May-Investments, the firm he founded in 2005, with Avant-Garde advisors in November 2013. For more information, call 263-5126 or visit the website located at