Christina Hester Snyder is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and Wealth Adviser
with AspireWealth Planners. Prior to joining AspireWealth Planners,
Christina worked for 15 years as a relationship strategist and senior trust
advisor with PNC Wealth Management, assisting high-net worth clients with
complex estate, tax and financial planning needs. Christina has more than
20 years of experience in the financial services industry, specializing in trust
administration, retirement options, estate conservation, insurance and
business planning. As a wealth adviser, Christina is dedicated to helping her clients by
educating them and enhancing their financial intelligence, and helping them develop a financial
plan that goes far beyond the investment component. Christina believes in a comprehensive
approach that addresses all facets of planning, including wealth transfer, insurance, taxes,
investments, retirement, risk management and business planning. She works in concert with
her clients’ other trusted advisors to synthesize their strategies rather than having them
operate in silos. Christina takes pride in delivering proactive and responsive service to her
clients, and helping them understand, manage and track their progress toward meeting their
financials goals and objectives.
Christina graduated from the University of Baltimore with a Bachelor of Science degree in
Business with an emphasis in International Business. She earned her Certified IRA Services
Professional (CISP) certification in 2011 and her Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation in
2015. She also holds her Life & Health Insurance licenses, series 7, 66 and series 63.
Christina is an active member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA), Baltimore Estate
Planning Council (BEPC), the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils, the NAEPC
Foundation, the Estate and Gift Tax Study Group, the Pratt Contemporaries – Enoch Pratt Free
Library and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) Planned Giving Advisory Council. She is a
past Board Member of the Pratt Contemporaries.
Christina is the current President and past Board Treasurer of the Women in Insurance &
Financial Services (WIFS), the Maryland Chapter. WIFS is a national organization whose mission
is to attract, develop and advance women in their professional careers. She is a current Board
Member and Treasurer of the Starboard Society, a nonprofit that helps Maryland families who
are faced with financial hardships. She is also a member of the Life Planning Resources (LPR), a
professional association that educates the public on necessary financial and elder care issues.
Christina served as a committee member for the Rappel for Kidney Health to raise awareness
for Kidney disease. She was also part of the 2012 Business Volunteer Maryland GIVE program, a ten-month leadership program that focuses on civic leadership, volunteerism, business involvement, and increasing awareness of the key issues facing our community.
From her various acts of civic leadership and community service, Christina has been awarded high praise from a local publication, The Maryland Daily Record, for her personal and professional accomplishments and commitment to inspiring change in the community.