Christina Hester Snyder
CFP®, ChFC®, RICP®, CISP™
Associate Partner and Wealth Advisor
Jacob William Advisory
Christina boasts a storied career in financial services and commitment to clients, with more than 20 years of industry experience. As a wealth advisor, Christina is dedicated to help alleviate her clients’ financial fears through education and planning that goes far beyond investments. She believes in a comprehensive approach that addresses all facets of planning, including wealth transfer, insurance, taxes, investments, estate and trust planning, retirement, risk management and business planning.
She works in concert with her clients’ other trusted advisors to synthesize their strategies, rather than operating in silos. Christina takes pride in delivering proactive and responsive service to her clients, and helping them understand, manage and track their progress toward their financial goals.
Christina is an active member of her community, involved in many professional and nonprofit groups. Passionate about helping women in their careers, she serves as the President of the Maryland chapter of Women in Insurance & Financial Services. She is also on the board of a nonprofit that helps Maryland families with financial hardships, as well as a professional association that educates the public on financial and elder care issues.
Christina was featured in 2020 as a “Top 100 People in Finance” in the Top 100 Magazine.* In 2019, she was recognized as a financial advisor who actively promotes philanthropy in their practice by the Baltimore Community Foundation. The Daily Record named Christina to its 2015 Very Important Professionals Successful by 40 list, which recognizes Maryland leaders for their commitment to inspiring change in the community through their careers, volunteerism and civic involvement. Christina was also featured as one of Exeleon’s 10 Leading Businesswomen of 2020.**
Christina graduated from the University of Baltimore with a Bachelor of Science degree in business with an emphasis in international business. In addition to her many professional certifications, she also holds Life & Health Insurance licenses.
Prior to joining Jacob William Advisory, Christina worked as a Financial Planner and Wealth Advisor with AspireWealth Planners. She also spent many years assisting individuals and high net worth clients with complex estate, tax and financial planning. needs as a Vice President and Senior Fiduciary Advisor with PNC Wealth Management.
* Top 100 Magazine’s Top 100 People in Finance awarded to Christina Snyder in 2020.Crieria for the award include, but are not limited to: 1. Registered with the SEC as a registered investment adviser or a registered investment adviser representative; 2. Not more than 1 filed complaint and never been convicted of a felony. Selection for the award is not indicative of the wealth manager’s future performance or an endorsement by this publication. Working with a Top 100 Magazine advisor or wealth manager is no guarantee as to future investment success, nor is there any guarantee that the selected wealth managers will be awarded this accomplishment in the future.
**Working with an advisor featured in Exeleon magazine is not a guarantee of future investment success and should not be construed as an endorsement of the advisor by any client.
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Favorite quote: How you do anything is how you do everything.
Best piece of financial advice received: Live below your means, pay yourself first, create a spending plan, and spend your money on experiences, not things.
Favorite Food: Greek lemon roasted chicken with potatoes
If you could meet anyone, past or present, it would be: Mother Teresa
Favorite Book: “The Rhythm of Life: Living Everyday with Passion and Purpose” by Matthew Kelly
Favorite holiday: Christmas
Biggest Accomplishment: English is my second language, and I would say my biggest accomplishment is never allowing my language barrier to impede my progress in pursuing my goals.