My interest in investing began earlier than you might think. I credit my grandmother, with whom I was close, after she explained how she received dividends from stocks and mutual funds. I was fascinated that there was something that I could "own" that would pay me.
In 2009, I joined Edward Jones as a Financial Advisor, assuming responsibility for a branch in Virginia Beach. However, my relationship with Edward Jones began in 2000. My husband, Mark, and I were looking for a financial services firm to guide and educate us; a firm that would partner with us in developing our financial goals. In 2008, the Navy brought us to Hampton Roads when our son, Colin, was just 2 years old. I had developed a keen sense of what I wanted to accomplish. That's when it became time for me to "hop the desk" at Edward Jones from client to advisor.
Many things make my life at Edward Jones rewarding. I am a financial pillar of strength for my family. I want to make a positive, lifelong impact on the lives of others, both financially and through service which led me to achieve my CFP® designation in 2019. My family and I are avid worldwide travelers.
Outside of the office, I pursue volunteerism in many ways such as
• scholarship and membership chairperson, Bayside Lions Club,
• planning committee, Coastal Virginia Walk to End Alzheimer's,
• active member, Financial Planning Association of Hampton Roads, and
• affiliate member, Collaborative Divorce Solutions of Tidewater.
Edward Jones allows me to achieve these things, but my successes are not accomplished alone. Judy Reed, a Hampton Roads native, joined me as Branch Office Administrator in 2011. I knew Judy was the right person due to her strong commitment to client service and a history in banking and customer solutions.
Together, we are passionate about what we do and who we serve, delivering personalized service to our clients and their families.
- Retirement Income Strategies
- Intergenerational Planning
- Estate & Legacy Strategies
- Wealth Strategies
- Special Needs Financial Considerations
- Divorce Finances
My Personal Interests
- Personal Fitness
- Spending Time with Family
- Wine Collecting/Enthusiast
Phone NumberRenee L Rickrode at (757) 493-7626
More to explore
Find your financial starting point
Planning your financial future? Our Starting Point tool can help you take the first steps.Learn More
What are your priorities?
Need help determining what your financial priorities are? The "My Priorities" quiz can help. It's an important step in building a comprehensive financial strategy.Take the My Priorities quiz
Weekly market wrap
A summary of last week's market highlights and economic news.Learn More