Douglas Piehl

Thrivent Student Resources



Douglas E Piehl, FIC, LUTCF is an AVP, Scholars Advisor Network at Thrivent Student Resources and Thrivent Financial. With over 24 years of experience in the Financial Services industry, Doug Leads a team of Financial Planners from across the country that have been specially trained to assist families with creating a “Spending Plan” for college. He aims to get students in the right college, for the right reasons, and for the right price, bringing a new look at the College Planning discussion.

Doug resides in Spokane Valley, WA with his wife Colleen where they enjoy the outdoors and all the wonders that God has created in the Inland Northwest.

 Douglas Piehl

Workshops from Douglas Piehl ( may vary by event location )


College Planning Strategies: Helping Parents Consider Academics, Admissions and Finances

The session is designed to help parents and their students avoid costly mistakes that can arise throughout the college admission and selection process. It also covers basic facts about financial aid; steps that parents and students can take to help save money by using admission and academic strategies; and, discovering funding sources to help pay for their child's college education and other ways to help minimize out-of-pocket expenses.