About Us

Carrier Financial Services was founded with an emphasis on retirees and those nearing retirement.

As your advisor, our commitment is to help you achieve your financial goals so you can have the time to live the life you love.


Laurent Carrier Laurent Carrier truly understands how to balance risk with reward and safety.

Owner and Founder, Carrier Financial Services

Independent Registered Investment Advisor

Laurent Carrier is the owner and founder of Carrier Financial Services in Colorado Springs. He grew up in Northern New Hampshire and came to Colorado to finish his time in the Army after serving in Vietnam.

After the military, he started working in the financial services industry. Laurent soon developed a desire for helping people reach their financial goals and achieve a secure retirement income plan. This passion developed into a vision to provide honest, simple financial advice to his clients. His personal focus on each of his clients’ needs and forty years of financial knowledge has earned him tremendous respect amongst his peers, as well as his clients.

Laurent Carrier with Dave RamseyIn 2011, Laurent completed Dave Ramsey’s Entre Leadership Masters Series, joining an elite group of leaders who have taken this major step forward in transforming themselves and their businesses with a commitment to serving you. In addition, Laurent is a member of the National Ethics Association, a Registered Investment Advisor Representative and a licensed insurance professional.

Laurent is a public speaker and educator and has conducted many classes and workshops over the years. He has spoken to small groups up to some of the largest corporations in the Pikes Peak region.

Laurent has served on the board of the American Red Cross and is now on the Advisory Board with the Colorado College Summer Music Festival. He is enthusiastic about supporting non-profit educational organizations locally, nationally, and internationally. Recently, he has created two educational endowment funds, which he oversees as both manager and trustee.


Barbara Grimes 

Operations Manager

Investment Advisor Representative,

Licensed Insurance Professional

Barb has worked for Carrier Financial Services since 2004. Involved in the financial services field since 1983, she is the primary support to Laurent and our clients.  Barb has extensive training and experience in helping people in private and publice sectors with their retirement income goals.



Charities We Support

  • American Red Cross
  • Rock Mountain Women’s Film Festival
  • American Cancer Society
  • Salvation Army
  • Colorado Springs Parochial Schools
  • Marian House (feeds the homeless)
  • Crawford House (supports veterans)
  • Prison Ministries
  • Central Asia Institute (builds schools in Pakistan)
  • Compassion International (world’s children)
  • Teen Court (keeps young offenders out of prison)
  • Colorado College Summer Music Festival
  • The Alzhiemer’s Association
  • Good Will
  • ARC
  • Care and Share
  • Colorado Springs Philharmonic
  • Corpus Christie School, Da Vinci Quartet