Gretchen Zierolf, CFP®

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Director of Business Development, Portfolio Manager


Gretchen is a partner and began working at Farr, Miller & Washington in 2015. She serves as a client portfolio manager and director of business development. Gretchen was a first vice president at Janney Montgomery Scott LLC for five years before joining Farr, Miller & Washington.

Prior to Janney, she was a senior portfolio officer at BNY Mellon for six years and held Series 7, Series 66, and Pennsylvania Life, Health, and Disability licenses. Gretchen is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and has extensive experience in financial planning and portfolio management for high-net-worth individuals and families, foundations and endowments.

Ms. Zierolf is a classically trained violinist and pianist. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and graduated with honors from the Pennsylvania Bankers Association Trust School at Bucknell University.