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TVAMP is thrilled to announce Richard Gardner, has recently obtained the Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) designation.

At TVAMP, Gardner focuses on designing financial plans that are custom to each person’s needs and goals. He says, “I truly love helping people optimize their finances. With the CFP® certification under my belt, I am better equipped to dig into my clients’ financial life to build the best plan possible.”

Gardner is one of ten CFP® professionals with TVAMP. Richard joined TVAMP in June 2023. 

What is special about the CFP® designation?


CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals have attained the standard of excellence in financial planning by meeting education, experience and ethical standards, and as part of their certification, they have made a commitment to CFP Board to serve clients’ best interests.

CFP® certification coursework covers areas such as the financial planning process, risk management, investments, tax planning and management, retirement and employee benefits, and estate planning.

CFP® professionals engage in ongoing education while adhering to the CFP Board’s Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Rules of Conduct, and Financial Planning Practice Standards.


TVAMP helps clients get their financial house in order and aids in helping them smart financial decisions. It is their goal to make things simple, while aiming to help clients avoid expensive financial mistakes. TVAMP has an experienced team ready to help clients tackle all your financial planning needs: Retirement planning, Investment Management, Estate Planning, Tax Strategies, Education Savings, and Foundation Planning. TVAMP seeks to help clients go from overwhelmed to empowered with a financial plan.



Kallee Botkin

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