About

Clients come first.

Oaktree Financial Advisors is a privately-owned and independently-operated firm founded in 2000. Without quotas to meet or proprietary products to sell, we’re free to provide independent, objective advice based on the unique desires and goals of our clients.

Christopher R. Baker, CFP®

Financial Advisor | Co-Founder |
“Trust is at the heart of what we do.”
Chris’ financial services career began in 1990 with a large national firm after receiving a degree in finance from the IU Kelley School of Business. He co-founded Oaktree Financial Advisors with a desire to provide a personalized, client-based experience.

Christopher Baker is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and a Financial Planning Association Member.

Chris has three children and lives in Noblesville, IN.

Edward J. Snyder, CFP®, ChFC®

Financial Advisor | Co-Founder |
“Our business is about relationships with people, not just their money.”
Ed’s financial services career began in 1994 with a large national firm. He co-founded Oaktree Financial Advisors with a vision to provide financial advice from a truly independent perspective. He holds a business degree from Ball State University.

Edward Snyder is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, Chartered Financial Consultant® and a Financial Planning Association Member.

Ed resides in Carmel, IN with his wife and five children. He serves on the Board of Directors for Little Red Door Cancer Agency and the Investment Committee of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church.

Jennifer Dettman

Client Services Associate
Since joining Oaktree in 2010, Jennifer has worked closely with our new and existing clients to provide account maintenance and service individual needs in addition to coordinating schedules, events, and special projects.

Jennifer previously worked for Enterprise, completing 7 years of service.

Abby Ernest-Norman

Client Services Associate
Abby has been the smiling face that greets clients in our office since joining Oaktree in 2014. She works closely with our new and existing clients to provide account maintenance and service individual needs. Her diligence and attention to detail make her an exceptional resource for our clients.

Abby previously worked for Capital Group, completing 9 years of service.

In the Community

It’s our responsibility and privilege to give back.