Our Qualifications

Paul Eichwald, CWS®, Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor
Paul, previously the manager of the Missoula office, has worked with D.A. Davidson & Co. for more than 30 years. Paul combines a thorough knowledge of the business and finance world with a remarkably approachable attitude. A Montana native, Paul earned a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Montana and his MBA from the University of Utah. He is a member of the Rotary Club and consistently a member of the D.A. Davidson President’s Club or Chairman’s Council. 


Cynthia Fritch, CFP®, CWS®, Vice President, Financial Advisor
A D.A. Davidson veteran since 1992, Cynthia specializes in a total plan approach, including retirement planning and estate planning. A Montana native, she received her B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Montana. While at D.A. Davidson, Cynthia earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification. Cynthia is active in the community, having served for a number of years on the Montana Grizzly Scholarship Association board, and was part of the inaugural D.A. Davidson & Co. Women Financial Advisors’ Advisory Council board.


Julie Passuccio, RP®, Senior Registered Associate
After working with D.A. Davidson & Co. as an Administrative Assistant/Managed Asset Trader in Great Falls for two years, Julie Passuccio continues her career with the firm through an association with the Eichwald|Fritch Wealth Management Group. Julie joined D.A. Davidson & Co. in May 2005. She attended Montana State University and the University of Great Falls. Julie holds the Series 7 and 63 securities licenses, as well as Montana Life, Disability, Limited Lines Credit Insurance and Variable License. Previously, Julie worked in the banking industry for approximately seven years. A Great Falls native, Julie enjoys camping, working out, and reading.