Kristina Saunders, CIMA®, CFP®

FMW-SaundersSenior Vice President, Portfolio Manager

As a Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager at Farr, Miller & Washington, Kristina works closely with clients to identify their short and long term financial goals, establish a financial plan, and create an investment portfolio suited to their goals.

Over the course of her career, Kristina Saunders has served as an investment advisor for both individual and institutional clients. Prior to joining Farr, Miller & Washington, Kristina served as the Director of Research for a D.C. metro-based wealth management firm, and for an advocacy group focused on executive compensation issues. Previous work also included conducting due diligence for private equity and hedge fund investors. Kristina began her career as an equity analyst at TCW Group, working with high net worth individuals, as well as corporate and public pension plan clients. During her tenure, she covered several different industries and made investment recommendations that contributed directly to both equity and bond investment strategies.
Kristina serves on the Executive Board of Healthy Women, a non-profit focused on education and advocacy on women’s health issues and a leading source of medically reviewed health content on diseases, conditions and lifestyle issues for women over 35.

As a volunteer with the CFP Board’s Win/Win program, Kristina enjoys mentoring young women who are interested in becoming financial advisors.

Kristina earned a BA in Economics from St. John’s University and has been awarded the Certified Investment Management Analyst® and Certified Financial Planner® designations.

Kristina and her husband are the proud parents of four children and have been actively involved in their community through church, sports, and music.