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Shawn A. Best, CFP®


Shawn Best focuses on assisting clients in all financial planning areas at the Tucson office of Goldman Sachs Personal Financial Management, within the Consumer and Investment Management Division of Goldman Sachs. Shawn’s experience ranges from retirement planning, estate planning, education planning, investment management, risk management and insurance planning.

With over twelve years in the wealth management and banking industry, Shawn utilizes his knowledge to work collaboratively with a wide range of clientele. Shawn’s passion for finance is centered around helping people of all walks of life attain financial wellness and comfort. He has held leadership roles in retail and commercial banking and has rounded out his wealth management experience working as an Associate Portfolio Manager prior to joining the firm.

Native to Arizona, Shawn graduated from the University of Arizona, where he earned his undergraduate degree. To further his knowledge in financial planning and investment management, Shawn completed his Master of Science in Finance degree with an emphasis in Personal Financial Planning from Kansas State University. He also earned the designation of CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (CFP®).

Shawn enjoys spending time with his amazing wife, Jessica, and their two boys in his free time. He is a passionate sports fan, especially collegiate athletics and spends time with several charities to give back to his local Tucson community.

United Capital Financial Advisers, LLC d/b/a Goldman Sachs Personal Financial Management (“GS PFM”) is a registered investment adviser and an affiliate of Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and subsidiary of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., a worldwide, full-service investment banking, broker-dealer, asset management, and financial services organization. GS PFM does not provide legal, tax, or accounting advice. Clients should obtain their own independent legal, tax, or accounting advice based on their particular circumstances.