Chris Gwynn
206.669.3325 ┃ direct

Chris Gwynn, Senior Regional Vice President

Chris Gwynn serves as senior regional vice president of NorthStar Securities, LLC (NorthStar) covering the Pacific Northwest and Northern Rocky Mountain states. He manages NorthStar’s sales efforts and supports advisors in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and Alaska.

Chris joined NorthStar at the inception of the broker-dealer in 2010 and has been instrumental in the successful launch of NorthStar’s various alternative investment products. He has been working in the financial industry for over 25 years and has served as both a financial advisor and an external wholesaler representing industry leaders such as Transamerica Retirement Services, Transamerica Investment Management and Hines Securities. Chris has the ability to help advisors effectively match clients’ planning concepts and objectives with appropriate investment products.

Chris and his wife, Melissa, live in Seattle, Washington, with their two children. Together they spend as much time as possible in Melissa’s native Montana. The entire family are passionate fly fishers.

Bachelor of Arts, History, Denison University in Ohio
Securities Licenses
Series 7, 63 and 65



Ron Martinez
720.897.4845 ┃ direct

Ron Martinez, Associate Vice President, Sales Desk Manager

Ron Martinez serves as associate vice president and sales desk manager for NorthStar. Ron is responsible for leading NorthStar’s internal sales efforts, primarily focused on overseeing, developing and implementing the retail distribution strategy for NorthStar’s wholesalers. He also operates as the dedicated contact for the Pacific Northwest and Northern Rocky Mountain team, offering service and support to advisors.

Ron brings over 15 years of investment experience to his role and is responsible for providing communication and education on NorthStar’s non-traded alternative investment products while cultivating relationships with advisors.

Prior to joining NorthStar, Ron served as a financial advisor for such firms as UBS/Paine Webber, Merrill Lynch and Charles Schwab. The invaluable training and experience that he learned from his client relationships help him to better provide service and support to advisors today.

Ron lives in the Denver area with his three children. They enjoy all the outdoor activities that Colorado provides.

Bachelor of Science, Accounting and Business Administration, University of Southern Colorado

Securities Licenses
Series 7, 24 and 63