Our Team

Richard P. Mercier, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF

President / CEO / Investment Adviser Representative

Dick Mercier is a Chartered Financial Consultant and Certified Life Underwriter, and founder of Mercier Financial Group, Inc.  He is a life-member of the Million Dollar Round Table, and a 4-time Top of the Table qualifier.  When not in the office, Dick serves as Chairman of the Board at Northwest Family Life, a domestic violence counseling center.  As a former dance teacher and manager at Arthur Murray Dance Studios, Dick and his wife, Laura are avid ballroom dancers.

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W. Tyler Mercier

President of First Principles Financial LLC / Investment Adviser Representative / Notary Public

Tyler joined Mercier Financial Group, Inc. in 1991 and came on full time after earning a degree in psychology from Seattle Pacific University in 1994.  He has been a financial advisor and a licensed life & health agent for the last 24 years and is a former graduate instructor in the City University of Seattle Personal Financial Planning MBA program.

In 2018, Tyler and his wife Kacy relocated to Florida to be near their daughters and grandchildren.  Tyler founded First Principles Financial, LLC in 2018 as the east coast office of Mercier Financial Group.  Using leading edge technology, he provides collaborative consultations, due dilligence reviews, investment portfolio design and risk analysis, and logistical support to the Edmonds office from his location near Tampa, Florida.

Tyler & Kacy enjoy kayaking, snorkeling, participating in Tough Mudder© and Terrain Race© events, and spending time with their granddaughter Elizabeth Grace and grandson Lawson Lee. Tyler also volunteers as an administrative leader with the Tampa chapter of Bible Study Fellowship International.

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Melissa Mercier

Office Manager / Insurance Agent / Notary Public

Melissa joined Mercier Financial Group in 1993.  She is a licensed life & health agent, and Notary Public.  When not in the office, she likes to travel and participate in fitness events.

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Cher Hill

Administrative Assistant

Cher joined Mercier Financial Group in 2022.  She is currently pursuing a life & health agent license and provides logistical support for the Edmonds office.