Life Philosophy

And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks  to God the Father through him.
Colossians 3:17

Trust (trəst/) noun: trust

1. firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something. "relations have to be built on trust"

“I believe trust is an honor bestowed, earned with every action and interaction. It can take years to win and only a matter of seconds to lose. There is nothing I could ever value more than the confidence that others place in me, and I will always do my very best to be worthy of it.

‘Trust’ isn’t a marketing phrase or business title to me, it’s how I focus my time, energy and every interaction with my clients. Our Gateway Financial Partnership puts clients in the center of every relationship as we build on decades of experience and the insights into our community that only come with time and deep involvement.”


Priest River native Trudy Leen has enjoyed a quarter century in the business of helping her fellow Idahoans manage and enjoy their financial resources. She appreciates opportunities to be a friend and ally to her clients, as well as an outstanding financial professional who won't settle for a "business as usual" approach to planning and investing.

Trudy is honored to have served some of her clients over several generations and throughout every stage their financial lives.

Trudy’s personal and direct approach helps clients identify and focus on their evolving goals. She believes that client education and involvement, especially during the initial phases of evaluating assets and creating personalized plans, is the most effective way to achieve immediate and long-term success. 

In addition to her work as a financial advisor and investor, Trudy is a successful entrepreneur and business manager. She holds an industry securities registration subject to FINRA oversight having passed securities examinations that include Series 24, Series 6, Series 63, Series 65, and Series 7. She is registered in various states as an Investment Advisor and Broker.

Trudy is most at home helping others in North Idaho build the financial security to live their dreams.  She is very active in her church, and works tirelessly helping others carry out their missions, including long-term participation in the Priest River Toys for Tots, and as a board member for The Luke Commission, a Bonner County medical mission that provides services in rural Swaziland.

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Contact Information

Gateway Financial Partners
515 Pine Street, Suite D
Sandpoint, ID   83864

Additional Office Location:

9 Tenth Street, Priest River, ID 83856

Trudy's Photos

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