Christina Hester Snyder is a Certified Financial Planner™ and Wealth Adviser with AspireWealth Planners. Prior to joining Aspire, Christina worked for 15 years as a relationship strategist and senior trust Adviser 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 planning, insurance and business planning. As a wealth adviser, Christina is dedicated to helping her clients’ financial fears by educating them and helping to enhance 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 advisers
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 license, series 7 and series 63.
Christina is a member of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) Planned Giving Advisory Council, an active member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA), Baltimore Estate Planning Council, the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils and the NAEPC Foundation and the Pratt Contemporaries. She is also the past treasurer and current president of the Women in Insurance & Financial Services, Maryland Chapter. Christina was 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.