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Michelle Decaire


  • Wealth Management


  • Bellevue


  • Client Services
  • Wealth Strategy Group

Michelle Decaire, FPQP™

Client Team Operations Manager

As a Client Team Operations Manager, Michelle oversees the client experience on Team Cervantes and works with the team to implement new processes and procedures. Michelle came to Coldstream with 12 years of experience in administration and client services work. She studied at the University of Washington (Go Dawgs!) where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Science, Technology, and Society and certificate in Social Enterprise.
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A few of my boys’ most precious baby clothes and their baby pictures. They are so valuable to me!!


“Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.” – Thomas Jefferson


I live in Kirkland and spend my free time with my two boys. I want to make sure I’m there for all the milestones – small and large. My evenings and weekends are spent driving them back and forth to soccer and baseball games. I am their biggest cheerleader at every game! When I get some time to myself, I enjoy destressing by running, baking, and reading.


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Recent Article Contributions

  • start the estate planning process

    August 3, 2022

    3 Ways to Overcome the Initial Hurdles of Estate Planning

    When creating an estate plan, many individuals lack a clear vision of what they want. It’s a weighty and complex topic to address and often gets kicked down the road. Even when people take the initiative to hire an attorney to draft an estate plan, those drafts can sit in an inbox for six months [...]

    Kurt BiedermanMichelle Decaire
    Contributions from: Kurt Biederman, JD, Michelle Decaire, FPQP™