Judy L. Redpath, CFP®, AIF®
Judy L. Redpath specializes in working with entrepreneurs, small business owners, professionals and their families, overseeing their family finances, focusing on the accumulation, distribution, preservation and strategic transfer of wealth. Judy has received the national Women’s Choice Award® Financial Advisor1 consistently 2014 through 2020 and the Five Star Wealth Manager Award2 annually starting in 2015 through 2020. Judy was named one of the 20 Prominent Patriots in Business for 20153 by George Mason University’s School of Business.
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. 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.
In October 2006, Judy founded VISTA Wealth Strategies in order 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.
Judy is past president and past chairperson of the National Capital Area Chapter of the Financial Planning Association and served on the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society National Capital Area Chapter's Board of Trustees from July 2008 through June 2014. Judy served as a member of the Pentagon 9/11 Survivors Distribution Committee from 2006 until it ceased operations in 2008. She served on the Board of Directors of the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce from 2005-2011 and remains an active member. 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 awardee3 for community service.
She is a founding member of the George Mason University Financial Planning and Wealth Management Advisory Board and a founding member of the George Mason University School of Business's Women in Business Initiative. Judy is an avid supporter of local charitable and community causes, serving as Chair of the Best of Reston Selection Committee annually. She is a member of the Steering Committee of the Business Women’s Giving Circle in Northern Virginia.
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.