Name: Cristina Peniche
How long have you been in Lynchburg? I am a native of Lynchburg for 31 years now.
Tell us about your professional role:
I am passionate about helping people to meet their ideal financial vision for themselves and their loved ones. Life’s transitions inevitably bring about financial concerns and changes; my experience and expertise are tailored to meet the needs of individuals in transition. As such, I help people gain confidence in their financial goals as they move through these changes. Come partner with me as we work together to find wealth management strategies that work for you through goals-based advice. I am a native to Lynchburg; I attended Sweet Briar College and graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor’s in Liberal Arts. I then went on to complete my Masters in Communication at Liberty University. In 2016, I joined the Financial industry as a team member in a supporting role. After, I decided to move into the Advisor role and completed the licensure process in 2020.
What do you enjoy in your spare time?
In my free time, I enjoy exploring French culture. I also love playing with my two cats, Freya and Jackson. In addition, I am a respite foster care parent and host young girls in my home on the occasional weekend. I also enjoy quality time with friends, family, and my baby niece and nephew.
Who or what inspires you? I am particularly enthusiastic about adding value to the lives of women. I feel strongly about educating women to make informed and confident financial choices. I love supporting women through life's transitions as they grow and move towards their lifestyle vision for themselves and their loved ones. I am inspired by the growth of others and by my own desire to grow, in all areas of life.
What's something about not many people know? My friends call me Carrie Bradshaw because of my love for and accumulation of shoes since I was 18.
Why did you join YPCV? I joined YPCV because I want to network with other individuals, look for opportunities to add value, and also to support other's business vision and find support for my own.