Staff

Our Team

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Chris Vidler, CFP®, CLU®

Wealth Management Advisor

Chris Vidler believes that every person needs a plan that provides a roadmap to where they want to go and what they want to accomplish along the way.

He began his career with Northwestern Mutual in 2006. Since that time, he has worked to protect and grow wealth for families and business owners who want to ensure a sound financial future and achieve their dreams. He helps clients understand complex financial issues and uses their values to guide financial decisions. He works to develop financial plans that balance short-term needs with long-term goals. His designations include:

  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Certificant (CFP®)
  • Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®)
 

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Eric Van Der Hyde, CFP®, ChFC®, CLU®

Wealth Management Advisor

Eric Van Der Hyde works to empower people to take action on their good intentions. He develops deep relationships to understand values and financial needs.

Eric began his career with Northwestern Mutual in 2007. Since that time, he has worked to help individuals, families and business owners achieve their goals and financial security through strategic wealth and risk-based planning. He values education and is committed to staying on the forefront of industry knowledge. He has achieved the highest designations in the industry, including:

  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Certificant (CFP®)
  • Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®)
  • Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®)

He is a member of the Estate Planning Council of Richmond, a local affiliate of the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils (NAEPC), and the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. He graduated from the University of Richmond in 2008 with a degree in leadership studies.

 
Kendall M Hill

Kendall M Hill

Director of Operations and Client Service
Office 804-762-7037

Kendall joined the V Financial Group in 2016. She is responsible for the overall operations of the practice, client service, and insurance support.

She is originally from Chesapeake, VA and graduated from Virginia Tech with dual degrees in both Management and Hospitality Tourism Management in 2010. She is married to Brett and they recently moved to the Richmond area after Brett finished his time with the Navy. Kendall loves spending time with family, playing with her dog (Lexi) watching football (especially her Hokies and the Redskins!!), traveling to new places, doing all kinds of crafts, camping, and fishing with her husband.

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Rico Musto

Rico Musto

Director of Planning and Logistics
Office 804-762-7037

Rico joined the V Financial Group in 2016. He is responsible for creating financial plans, investment implementation, trading, and service. He holds FINRA Series 7 & 63 licenses.

 

Rico is originally from Medfield, Massachusetts; a small suburb of Boston. Rico graduated Cum Laude from the University of Richmond with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration concentrating in Finance and Economics. Rico is a fan of all Boston sports, specifically the New England Patriots and Tom Brady. In his free time, he enjoys being outdoors at the James River and playing basketball and soccer.

 
Christina L Perkins

Christina L Perkins

Director of Marketing
Office 540-748-8198

Christina L Perkins began her career as a Marketing Coordinator at Northwestern in 2009. She joined Chris' team in 2013, and makes sure that we spend the right amount of time, at the right time, with our clients. She is detailed, thorough, and is well aware that our clients are busy, hardworking people who understand the value of planning for their futures.

Christina and her husband have three children. She volunteers at her local church and at House of Hope of Central Virginia for battered teens. During her time off, she enjoys riding her Yamaha sport bike and tending their flower and vegetable gardens at their home in Louisa.

Christina holds a degree in Patient Admissions, Medical Coding & Billing, as well as a Virginia State certification in Elder Care & Medical Ethics from Piedmont Community College, Charlottesville, VA.

 
 

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