Onward Advisers


Independent Guide, Trusted Adviser
Transparency. Honesty. Trust. Creative Solutions.
This is what you can expect when you work with Castle Rock Investment Company.


Whether your heart is set on early retirement or you need some investment advice, our financial advisors have years of experience helping individuals navigate their way to financial independence. Contact us today to learn more.


Don't know where to start? We work with you to determine your financial needs and develop an individual detailed plan to meet those needs. Make this the year you finally get your finances in order.


Our core competency and the most critical component of what we do for clients. ​Our fees are lower than the vast majority of our competitors, so more of your money is working for you.


Need to discuss a specific issue with a financial adviser? Whether you need advice on retirement plans or how to get started saving for college, we're here to provide guidance and recommendations.

Onward Advisers is an independent, fee-only, Registered Investment Adviser based in Castle Rock, CO

We are fiduciaries. We have no products to push. It’s all about what is best for you.


We are an SEC-registered woman-owned advisory firm formed in 2006 and located in Castle Rock, Colorado.

Michele Suriano

Prior to founding the firm in 2006, Michele Suriano served plan sponsors as a retirement plan adviser for Ceridian (2002-2006) and retail investors as an investment adviser with T. Rowe Price, Inc. (1999-2002). Between 1994 and 1999 she worked in the mortgage industry holding several positions including Executive Branch Manager for Transamerica Financial Services, Inc. in Colorado Springs, CO and Advanta Finance, Inc. in Vienna, VA. Her qualifications and designations include: Passed the following FINRA examinations: Series 6 (Investment Company and Variable Contracts Products Representatives) Series 7 (General Securities Representative) Series 63 (Uniform Securities State Law) Series 66 (Uniform Combined State Law).
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Ryan McCarty, CFP®

Ryan discovered his financial planning passion when he and his wife were on their way out of student debt. Not satisfied with just helping his own family, Ryan made a point to leave his original career behind and now hopes to spread financial independence to as many families as possible. Joining the firm in 2022, Ryan not only brings his knowledge as a CFP®, but also finds himself in front of the green screen shooting videos in-between clients. Historically, Ryan has passed numerous FINRA licensure exams in addition to state life exams. Ryan is a resident of the Chicagoland area with his wife and two children, Rayne and Ryder. Send him an introduction below to grab his e-book or click the link for more info.
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Know with 100% transparency and clarity exactly how
much you’re paying your investment advisor,
Here is our simple fee schedule:

Up to $5M – 0.50%

>$5M – $25M – 0.40%

>$25M+ – 0.30%

Once a breakpoint is reached, all assets will be billed
at that same breakpoint base fee

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We provide a wide range of professional services to meet your needs.
We promise to put you first, and serve as your trusted partner.

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