Calvin C. Chanski, CFP®

"Working alongside our advisors to support clients in realizing and achieving their specific financial goals is very rewarding. My favorite aspect of working at CapTrust, however, is the blessing to work with a team of like-minded, Godly individuals, who seek to serve our clients and community out of a deep desire to share the love of Christ with others."

With CapTrust Since


College / Degrees

Cedarville University – B.A. Business Accounting/Finance


CapTrust, Advisor, 2008 – Present


Grand Rapids, Michigan


Happily married to my wife, Sarah. Together, we have a dog named Emmie. With kids on the way? I’ll keep you updated.

Hobbies and Relaxation

Growing up and through college, I was heavily involved with several sports and maintain a passion for fitness and a disciplined, healthy lifestyle. I enjoy hobbies of golf in the summer and Snowboarding during the winter months.


  • Where I’ve Been:
    • Tucson AZ (family and great golfing)
    • Oklahoma City to visit my brother and sister-in-law

Community Service

  • Camp Lake Louise – Treasurer and 5th-6th Grade Camp Volunteer

My Money Mind®

  • Protection
  • Commitment
  • Happiness

What got you interested in this field?

My first experience in this industry was for a middle school algebra project. We were tasked with researching, selecting and tracking stocks. Though my middle school math class portfolio was completely (and thankfully) artificial, I was fascinated.

In college, I realized that my Business Accounting major was less interesting to me and the concept of working more directly with people and relationships was much more life-giving prospect as a career choice. Financial advising beautifully connects my understanding and interest in matters of finance with the regular opportunity to interact with people to form meaningful relationships.

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