Meet the team


Robert M. Gruber founded The Rainier Group in 1988 because he realized the traditional approach to financial planning and products cannot solve the key issues facing owners of privately held companies.

David brings clarity to complex issues. He leads Rainier Group’s business consulting efforts throughout the country, working with Rainier’s clients and managing relationships with its strategic business partners.

Glen’s expertise is in taxation and in the financial and legal structures of corporate ownership change; honed since joining the Rainier Group in 1988.

Patrick specializes in helping owners and founders of privately held companies position and ultimately transition the ownership of their company.

Evan advises business owners on how to position and ultimately transition the ownership of their company. Having previously lead efforts within the firms technical group, he can quickly identify the ideal solutions for his clients.

Adam provides technical analysis and case design to business owners and affluent individuals. He is a member of the technical services planning team focusing on developing client strategies for business transitions, ownership succession and estate transfers.

Tom works with Rainier Group clients and relationship managers to develop advanced analytic tools and solutions to address complex business transition, estate reduction and key employee planning issues.

Wendy joined The Rainier Group in 2014.  In addition to her responsibilities as Front Desk Administrator, she is an administrative assistant to members of our team, assisting with the scheduling of client meetings, travel arrangements, client contracts, and correspondence.