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Paul Dornbier

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Paul Dornbier

Principal and Senior Financial Analyst

Paul’s greatest strength is financial analysis, particularly when deciphering world events and their impact on financial markets. He also enjoys delving into client circumstances and developing a financial roadmap to accomplish their goals.


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Bachelor of Business Administration, double major in Finance and Economics – University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

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Chartered Financial Analyst®

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Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst

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Financial Risk Manager (FRM®)


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Volunteer, HOPE for Animals

Paul’s Words to Live By

You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.

Favorite Book

“The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America” by Warren Buffett

Personal Pursuits

Paul’s hobbies include fantasy sports and a goal is to attend a Minnesota Vikings Super Bowl. He dreams of someday owning a gulf-stream 650ER Jet for personal travel.

Get Paul’s Help

As life events and stages demand adjustments to your financial plan, SYM’s mission is to proactively attend to your financial realities as your advocate so that you can focus on relationships and enjoying life. To have SYM Financial Advisors Fort Wayne work for you call 800-888-7968 or email info@sym.com.