Chris Hasling has been with Box Financial Advisors since September 2014. His career in financial services began while still attending college at the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management. After graduating in December 2004, Chris pursued his mission to help business owners and high net worth individuals realize their hopes, goals, and dreams through customized financial plans. To further that mission, Chris has obtained several professional designations including CFP® - Certified Financial Planner, MSFS - Master of Science in Financial Services, RICP® - Retirement Income Certified Professional, CAP® - Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy, ChFC® - Chartered Financial Consultant, and CLU® - Chartered Life Underwriter, and AIF® - Accredited Investment Fiduciary.
Chris is committed to the professional and ethical advancement of the financial services profession and regularly attends meetings with various industry associations - National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA ), and Financial Planning Association are typical association meetings on Chris’s calendar.
Chris is also involved in numerous community activities. Chris recently completed three years serving as Chairman for the Mercy Hospital Foundation Board of Directors. Chris continues leading fundraising efforts and recruiting new board members as the Nominating Committee Chair. His passion for healthy, educated, and thriving communities fuels his resolve to stay involved.
Chris and his wife Niomi continue supporting the Panther Foundation where he once Chaired that non-profit board of directors. The Panther Foundation is a successful fundraising Board whose mission is to empower and support world class learning in Spring Lake Park Schools.
Chris is also an active member of the MetroNorth Chamber of Commerce. In cooperation with other chamber leaders, Chris was part of the group that brought quarterly business council meetings to the city of Blaine. Prior to joining MetroNorth, Chris was a member of the TwinWest Chamber of Commerce. During nine years of membership with TwinWest, Chris chaired the Annual Fundraising Gala Committee in 2009 and 2010.
Chris is a member of the Blaine/Ham Lake Rotary Club. Chris has been a Rotarian since February of 2011. Chris appreciates the Rotary motto – "Service Above Self" – and their mission – "Do Good in the World". Chris served as the Blaine/Ham Lake Rotary President for the 2013-2014 year.
Chris and his family live in Blaine. Chris finds his greatest enjoyment in spending time with Niomi and their children - son Bentley (age 10) and daughter Addyson (age 8). Chris serves as Cub Master for Cub Scout Pack 714 in Blaine. He enjoys scout activities with Bentley. Chris and Bentley are looking forward to upcoming camping experiences.
Chris also enjoys skiing and running races of all distances. Chris plans to return to running after healing from ACL surgery in 2021 by entering a 50K trail race on the Superior Hiking Trail. He has completed marathons in New Zealand, Fargo, Duluth, and Minneapolis.
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