Meet the Team

We entirely believe in the power of individual choice.

After all, it was that same power that founded our firm! The team at Affinity Wealth Solutions not only have the knowledge and experience to help you pursue your financial goals, but we also happen to be extremely great people, too! We are always ready to address your concerns, answer your questions, and put you at ease.

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Christopher G. DeRuyver, ChFC®

Financial Consultant

Chris has dedicated himself to providing the highest level of client service. The top priority of Affinity Wealth Solutions is to provide a comprehensive approach to financial planning, with a focus on sound ethical guidance.  

Chris and his wife, Robyn, live in Dexter, Michigan, with their children, Nate, Zach, Hadley, and Mila; and their dog, Willow. They enjoy taking full advantage of everything that Pure Michigan has to offer. Their favorites activities include camping, hiking, skiing, golfing, biking, and going to the beach.  

FINRA Series: 7, 65, 63 securities registration.

Grier C. Edwards, MBA, CRPS®

Financial Consultant

Grier joined the Affinity Wealth Solutions team in 2019.  He earned an MBA from Oakland University.  He also holds a BA in materials and logistics management from Michigan State University.  

Grier resides in Saline, Michigan, with his wife, Susie, and their two children: Grace and Chandler.  He enjoys spending time doing outdoor activities with his family in northern Michigan. 

FINRA Series: 7 and 66 securities registrations

Kaylie Shepard

Client Relations Director

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Kaylie joined the Affinity Wealth Solutions team in 2024 as the Client Relations Director. She graduated from Northwood University in 2023 with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. Kaylie strives to help the advisors at Affinity offer solutions that meet your needs today and for the life of your retirement. 

Kaylie lives in Stockbridge with her fiancé, Lucas, and her dog, Jax. In her free time she enjoys spending time at the lake with friends and family.