Wealth &
Protection Planning


Jed Reese

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President and CEO

Jed Reese is the President and CEO of STRIVE Wealth & Protection Planning, LLC.  He began his financial planning career in 2010 after spending over a decade as an Operations and Quality Manager in the semiconductor and sports nutrition industries.  Jed has established himself as a reputable, knowledgeable , and trusted professional within the business community.  

Jed was born and raised in the Treasure Valley, which is where he and his two sons reside.  Jed is an avid athlete who currently enjoys running, playing golf, cycling, triathlons, and most recently Spartan racing.


Notable Awards Received:

- 2014 Idaho Business Review Accomplished Under 40

- 2017 Idaho Business Review Excellence In Finance


Community Activities:

- Boise Metro Chamber Financial Services Industry Advisory Board - Member

- Human Resources Association of Treasure Valley (HRATV) - Member

- Arid Club Board of Directors - 2014 to Present

- Better Business Bureau - Accredited Business 

- Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce - Member

- Boise Southwest Rotary Club - Paul Harris Fellow

- Bronco Athletic Association - Member

Kylie Chastain

Director of Office Operations


Kylie joined the STRIVE family in May of 2016. She was born in Boise, Idaho and has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Psychology and a minor in English from Boise State University.


Kylie loves sports, outdoor activities, and traveling.

Mike Darrow

Director of Insurance Services


Mike joined the STRIVE family in September of 2016.  He is a graduate of Oregon State University and majored in economics.  Mike has worked in the financial services industry for 25 years and has specialized in business planning.  In addition to working with STRIVE, he works for the Idaho Dentists Insurance Agency (IDIA).


Mike is on the Board of Directors for the Boise Nationals Timbers Soccer Club and has coached the Boise High boy's varsity soccer team for the last 16 years where they have won 5 state championships and are the reigning 2016 state title holders. 


Mike is married to his wife, Jonelle, and they have a 5 year old son, Jackson.  Mike is an avid athlete and enjoys all sports, but has dedicated the last several years to road cycling and soccer. 


Dave Snelson AIF ®, CLTC



Wealth Advisor


Community Activities:

- President:  S. Idaho Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) 2002-2003

- Board of Directors:  Twin Falls Area Chamber of Commerce  (2003-2009)

- Board Chairman: Twin Falls Area Chamber of Commerce  (2007-2008)

- Chairman: Twin Falls City Traffic Safety Commission  (2004-2010)

- Board Member St Luke's Magic Valley Foundation 

Kelley King

Administrative Assistant



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