Patrick Olson, CFP®

Financial Advisor

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Patrick Olson, CFP®

Financial Advisor


Our team is made up of Founding Partner, Gaylen Harms; Associate Advisor, Patrick Olson, CFP®; and Senior Client Service Manager, Jessica Garcia. Our team’s mission is to deliver financial clarification through a personalized process and an honest interest in our clients’ evolving circumstances.

Patrick Olson, CFP® is an Associate working with Founding Partner, Gaylen Harms. Fortune Financial is an independent financial services firm founded in 1997. Its four founding partners have over 120 combined years of experience working together in the financial services industry.

Since 2004, Patrick has specialized in providing advice-based guidance to help people purse financial success. He supports clients in making personal decisions about the allocation of their financial resources by defining and quantifying financial goals and objectives, and providing access to a wide range of financial solutions and services. Patrick works with business owners, those in or near retirement, young professionals and couples just starting out, advising them on wealth creation and wealth preservation.


  • B.S. in Economics, Minnesota State University – Mankato, MN
  • Vice-Chairman and Committee Member, Financial Planning Association Minnesota Chapter
  • Registered Representative and Investment Advisor, Representative of Securian Financial Services, Inc.
  • FINRA Series 7 and 66 Registered
  • Numerous Seminars to Professionals and Corporations


  • Resides in Saint Paul, MN, with wife, Alissa, and son, Declan
  • Four-Time Marathon and Triathlon Finisher


  • Business owner solutions
  • Comprehensive financial planning
  • Investments
  • Retirement strategies
  • Risk management
  • Tax-efficient investment strategies*


Gaylen J. Harms, CFP®, CLU, ChFC, CLTC, CPFA
Gaylen J. Harms, CFP®, CLU, ChFC, CLTC, CPFA

Founding Partner of Fortune Financial

Reid Meyer, CFP®
Reid Meyer, CFP®

Financial Advisor

Jessica Garcia

Client Manager

North Star resource team

Carrie Hancock, ChFC®, CLU®
Carrie Hancock, ChFC®, CLU®

Vice President, Financial Planning Resource Center

Jeff Landt, CFA, CFP®
Jeff Landt, CFA, CFP®

Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer


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    2701 University Ave. S.E.
    Minneapolis, MN 55414

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    Minnetonka, Minn.

    Fortune Financial
    10261 Yellow Circle Drive
    Minnetonka, MN 55343

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