unapologetically

Authentic

We all need more people in our life that are willing to tell us what we need to know versus what you want to hear.

David Afraimi

Founder & Investment Advisor Representative

Our Core Values

AUthenticity

We show up in your life as we show up in our own.

Relentless

We relentlessly protect the things worth your time & energy.

Extreme Ownership

We own our actions & results so we can learn from our mistakes.

Trustworthy

Our actions speak louder than our words.

Empathetic

We look to understand everyone’s point of view.
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"treat others as you would want to be treated" - that's how I raise my kids, that's how I live my life and that's how I run my business.

Kristy Afraimi

Chief Operating Officer

Meet the BAM Advisory Group Team

Here at BAM Advisory Group, we are known for relentlessly protecting people’s time, protecting their energy, and the things that are most important to people and their families.

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is important

Book a meeting and see how we can help you build a retirement rooted in confidence, joy, and doing what you love most!

David Afraimi

Founder & Investment Advisor Representative

David Afraimi began his financial services career in 1999 as an insurance account executive in Northern California. His ability and desire for growth quickly moved him into a sales management position, providing him with the skills and knowledge he would need to expand the company and move into a new market.


After five years of consistent success, David moved his efforts and expanded the company to Denver, Colorado in 2005 where he is currently the principal of BAM Advisory Group.


David is a highly energetic financial professional with 22 years of industry experience. He is passionate about providing sound advice to clients and appreciates the opportunity and unique challenge of working with and forming long-lasting relationships with a variety of people. David’s expertise includes retirement income planning, Social Security maximization, estate planning and tax mitigation.


David is able to build portfolios with objectivity, having no proprietary business obligations for himself and BAM Advisory Group. Being an independent advisor allows him to strictly focus on the needs of the individual. David’s licensing and certifications include the Series 66, Life & Health, Long-Term Care, Registered Investment Advisor, Registered Financial Consultant®, Certified Tax Specialist™, Certified Financial Fiduciary® and National Social Security Advisor®.


Outside of helping family, friends, and community members plan for the future, David also enjoys all the beauty and adventure Colorado has to offer with his wife, Kristy, and sons, Jordan and Ty. When away from the office, David enjoys traveling and visiting his family in Reno, NV, as well as mountain biking, snowboarding, yoga, and working out. The Afraimi family also love their 2 French bulldogs, Manny and Dre.

Kristy Afraimi

Chief Operating Officer

Kristy Afraimi made her move to Denver, Colorado from San Jose, California in June of 2005 to harness her experience in operations and financial services and, along with her husband, start their own company.

Kristy brings over 15 years of operations management experience across a variety of industries. She is a hard-working, highly detail-oriented and dedicated individual. While she enjoys the multifaceted and fast-paced aspects of the financial services industry, the real enjoyment in her work comes from systematically creating and implementing strategies to grow and better BAM’s business for its clients. Cultivating meaningful and trusting relationships with the clients BAM serves is a number one priority!

Kristy is the proud mom of two amazing boys and Kristy’s every precious moment is spent with them. Her spare time includes CrossFitting, snow-boarding and lending a helping hand to anyone who needs it.

Maxwell Ross

Investment Advisor Representative

Maxwell Ross is our Colorado native! Maxwell grew up in beautiful Colorado in the town of Arvada, with his parents and older sister. His certifications include his Series 65 and Colorado Life & Health License.

Max attended Fredonia State University of New York, a small school in upstate New York, about an hour South West of Buffalo. There he double majored in finance and economics. He also played for the schools Division III hockey team. Although hockey was the driving force behind Maxwell’s decision to go to school in New York, his desire to have a career in the financial services industry is what drove his chosen courses of study. Max knew very early on that a career in the financial service industry was what he wanted.

Having the ability to alleviate the stress and worry people feel about their financial futures is something Max truly sees value and inspiration in.

In Maxwell’s down time, he enjoys golfing, playing hockey and spending time with his dogs. He also loves the outdoors and takes advantage of all the activities that Colorado has to offer.

Nick NuNu

Financial Paraplanner Qualified Professional & Investment Advisor Representative

Nick Nunu left his hometown of Salt Lake City, Utah and moved to Denver, Colorado in 2016. A Fine Arts major at The University of Utah, Nick was surprised to find himself drawn to the world of real estate and alternative investments, which sparked his interest in the world of financial services.

Nick has more than ten years of world-class customer service experience and enjoys providing exceptional support to all clients. He spent three years working at a local, self-directed IRA firm as the client relations manager, and grew quickly into the position of asset management coordinator. Nick’s exposure to alternative asset investing was exciting however, it was in this position that Nick noticed a gap in the client experience—specifically the need for structured and sound financial advice.

Working with an independent advisory firm without proprietary business obligations was an intentional move and selection for Nick. Knowing that every client is unique and deserving of a plan specific to their unique needs, goals and values, Nick knew he wanted and needed to be in an environment that also supported this ideal and put the client first.

Outside of the office, Nick enjoys reading, hiking and adventuring with his wife and their dog. They are an exciting bunch that loves exploring new areas and learning new things!

Nick currently holds his Life and Health insurance license, his Series 65, and is a certified as both a Financial Paraplanner Qualified Professional (FPQP) and as a National Social Security Advisor (NSSA).

Jack Walker

Investment Advisor Representative

Jack Walker grew up in Jacksonville, Florida and, after living there for 18 years, he decided to venture to Colorado to attend the Leeds School of Business at University of Colorado instead of following his family’s footsteps to the University of Florida. Jack has always been interested in finance because he loves meeting new people and desires to help others become financially independent, so when he learned about CU’s financial planning program, he realized he had finally found a path that felt like the right fit. After 4 years, Jack graduated with a degree in Finance and Financial Planning.

Jack enjoys everything Colorado has to offer. He is an avid snowboarder and hiker. He also thoroughly enjoys the arts and has been taking pottery classes since high school. Jack has obtained his Series 65 license and is currently working on getting his Colorado Life & Health Insurance License. He is thrilled to be living in the great state of Colorado and is very excited to join the BAM Advisory Group.

Dylan Rauh

Investment Advisor Representative

Dylan Rauh was born and raised in Aurora, Colorado with his parents and older brother and sister. Dylan left Colorado shortly after graduating to play hockey throughout Canada and the U.S. and eventually went to college at Aurora University in Illinois.

Dylan double majored in Finance and Marketing while playing for Aurora University’s NCAA DIII hockey team. During his time at school, Dylan gained a passion for finance and specifically wanted to get into personal finance. Dylan enjoys being able to help individuals and families achieve financial freedom during retirement.

During some down time, Dylan spends his time playing hockey, golfing, pickleball, and enjoying Wash Park.

Megan Royall

Operations & Client Support

Megan Royall was born in Salt Lake City, Utah and has also lived in Southwest Florida and Washington State. After visiting Colorado in early 2019 and falling in love with the state, she moved to Denver in July of 2019.

Megan attended Olympic College in Bremerton, WA where she obtained her AS degree. She is currently obtaining a BS in Business Administration, Accounting at Western Governors University. She has also earned her P&C and Life & Health insurance licenses.

Megan is motivated to achieve her career goals and strives to give her all for BAM Advisory Group. Megan has more than two years of insurance experience as well as more than seven years of customer service experience.

In her down time, Megan loves snowboarding, hiking, camping and exploring the beauty of Colorado with her boyfriend Ben and their dog Cyber.

Donovan Pineda

Event & Digital Marketing Manager

Donovan Pineda is a Colorado native through and through, loving everything from snowboarding down a mountain to the inside of a pickleball court! Growing up in Pueblo, Colorado Donovan made the moved to Denver and has been loving it ever since. Donovan attended the Metropolitan State University of Denver where he received a BA in Hospitality Management, launching his career into the crazy world of hospitality.

With over 8 years experience in the hospitality industry, Donovan soon learned that he had a passion for making people smile. He has opened a variety of restaurants and hotels in the Denver area and was responsible for curating luxury experiences and enjoying the fun world of interacting with a variety of guests. Donovan brings a zest for life and energy into any room he enters.

When Donovan is not working, he can be found on the pickleball court, enjoying the company of close friends and family, sitting outside on a nice patio, or dancing to Hip Hop/Spanish Music and the Mamma Mia soundtrack!

Amelia Antrim

Executive Coordinator

Amelia grew up in Montpelier, Vermont, where she spent the first 17 years of her life. Growing up a competitive snowboarder, Amelia was granted her initial introduction to Colorado. Along with her family, she traveled to Colorado annually for National Snowboarding Competitions. At age 17, she re-routed and decided to travel Europe, studying international business. Her personal growth, amongst many other things, was a highlight of this time spent traveling.

The yearly visits to beautiful Colorado left a lasting impression and a desire to, at some point in her life, make Colorado home. When the time was right, she made the jump and moved to Colorado in pursuit of creating a life for herself and by her own design.

She dove headfirst into the insurance industry, receiving her Colorado Health and Life License, along with a Certification in Medicare. Amelia’s preceding three years of customer service experience would be put to good use in the insurance industry. Amelia is a hardworking individual who enjoys creating honest and professional relationships with her clients. When Amelia is not working, you will find her snowboarding, going to concerts at Red Rocks, taking classes at Soul Cycle, traveling, and dancing & singing nights away to Zach Bryan’s discography!

Gabriella Westerman

Administrative Assistant 

Born and raised in the scenic landscapes of Littleton, Colorado, Gabriella Westerman is a proud Columbine High School alumna. A devoted sports fanatic, her heart beats for the Celtics and Patriots. Gabby’s second obsession is cars. Her journey into the world of automobiles began alongside her stepdad, fostering a love for car shows, with a particular fondness for the 1970 Dodge Charger.

Beyond her automotive pursuits, Gabriella is an avid outdoors enthusiast, finding solace in camping. Her artistic soul adds another layer to her dynamic personality, finding joy in both creating and appreciating art.

Family and close friends hold a special place in Gabriella’s heart, making time with them a cherished priority. Having played lacrosse throughout high school, alongside softball and basketball in previous years, she maintains an active lifestyle, relishing the benefits of regular workouts. Despite her strong ties to Colorado, she envisions a future on Hawaii’s serene shores.