Judy L. Redpath, CFP®, AIF®
Judy L. Redpath specializes in working with entrepreneurs, small business owners, executives and professionals and their families, overseeing their family finances, focusing on the accumulation, distribution, preservation and strategic transfer of wealth.
Following successful careers as a management consultant and in the high-tech industry, she started her business in 1996, became a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner in 1999, and earned the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF® ) professional designation from Fi360 in 2009. Judy received her BA in French and an MA in West European Studies from Indiana University, Bloomington, IN and her MBA at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA.
In October 2006, Judy founded VISTA Wealth Strategies to provide a holistic, independent approach to financial planning and wealth management. She is an Investment Adviser Representative offering advisory services through Commonwealth Financial Network®, a Registered Investment Adviser.
She is a founding member of George Mason University’s Financial Planning and Wealth Management Advisory Board, and the 2023 Chair of the Business Women’s Giving Circle in Northern Virginia. Judy is past president and past chairperson of the National Capital Area Chapter of the Financial Planning Association. Judy served as a member of the Pentagon 9/11 Survivors Distribution Committee from 2006 until it ceased operations in 2008. She is a member of the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce and served on its Board of Directors from 2005-2011. She is past President of the Dulles Rotary Club, a member of the Herndon Rotary Club, and an alumna of Leadership Fairfax, Inc. VISTA Wealth Strategies and Judy were a 2008 Best of Reston awardee for community service.
Born and raised in Denver, Colorado, Judy maintains her love of the West. She resides in the Herndon/Reston area. Judy enjoys travel, music, cooking, the arts, photography, reading, nature, and watching college basketball.
Judy has been honored as a 2022 and 2023 Forbes America’s Top Women Wealth Advisor Best-in-State1, has received the national Women’s Choice Award® Financial Advisor2 consistently 2014 through 2023 and the Five Star Wealth Manager Award3 starting 2015 through 2022. Judy was named one of the 20 Prominent Patriots in Business4 for 2015 by George Mason University’s School of Business.
1 2023 Forbes Top Women Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, created by SHOOK Research. Presented in February 2023 based on data gathered from 9/30/21 to 9/30/22. 22,106 advisors were considered, 1697 advisors were recognized. Advisors pay a fee to hold out marketing materials. Not indicative of advisor’s future performance. Your experience may vary. Click here for more award information, please visit https://www.forbes.com/best-in-state-women-advisors/#3763ea5c6b20.
2 2014-2023 -The Women’s Choice Award® Financial Advisor program was created by WomenCertified Inc. Presented on a rolling basis based on data as of Dec. 31, annually. Of the 88 advisors considered for 2023, 76 were recognized. Advisors pay a fee to hold out marketing materials. Not indicative of an advisor’s future performance. For more award information, https://womenschoiceaward.com/financial-advisors
3 2015-2022 Five Star Wealth Manager Award, created by Five Star Professional. The 2022 award was presented in October 2022 based on data gathered within 12 months preceding the issue date. 2597 advisors were considered, 159 advisors were recognized. Advisors pay a fee to hold out marketing materials. Not indicative of an advisor’s future performance. Your experience may vary. For more information, please visit https://www.fivestarprofessional.com.
4 20 Prominent Patriots in Business for 2015 by George Mason University’s School of Business. This award is based on citizenship, scholarship, and leadership and not specific to financial services and does not imply an endorsement, recommendation, reflect the performance of the advisor. Visit George Mason University for more award information.
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