Crystal Bridgforth, ChFC®, RICP®
As a Financial Advisor, a Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®) and a Retirement Income Certified Professional® (RICP®), Crystal is dedicated to helping individuals and businesses develop financial and investment strategies that line up with their needs, goals, and risk tolerance and provide every client with targeted, comprehensive financial advice and portfolio analysis delivered with the highest level of personal service and professional integrity. Crystal began her career in the financial industry in 2000 and she has served in multiple capacities. In her former roles, she helped clients set up retirement programs, helped construct group educational seminars and assisted clients with their accounts.
Candidates for the ChFC® designation must complete a minimum of nine courses and 18 hours of supervised examinations. They must also fulfill stringent experience and ethics requirements. Candidates for the RICP® designation must complete a minimum of three college-level courses and are required to pass a series of two hour proctored exams. They must also have three years of experience, meet stringent ethics requirements, and participate in continuing education. The RICP® provides a foundation that assists her in helping provide advice on a broad range of retirement topics including income needs and objectives.
Away from the office
In addition to helping her clients, she is committed to helping her community. She organized several events to prepare and provide care packages to deployed service members of the Virginia Army National Guard and was a recipient of the Seven Seals Award (the highest honor for a civilian volunteer) from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). Crystal is a Richmond native and currently resides in Chesterfield County with her husband. In her spare time she trains for and competes in powerlifting meets and enjoys cooking and baking.