Christopher Richards Joins Charter Oak Financial Leadership Team

Norwalk, Conn., June 15, 2020—Christopher Richards has joined Charter Oak Financial as the managing director of the firm’s Norwalk office.

Mr. Richards is responsible for attracting new talent to his team, while helping the firm’s existing Norwalk-based professionals grow their practices. He will also play key part in expanding Charter Oak’s presence throughout Fairfield County.

Across his 18-year career, Mr. Richards has held management roles in several entrepreneurial industries. His financial services experience spans both private practice and leadership—including his most recent tenure as a partner at another large company—and has been recognized with numerous national accolades.

Charter Oak Managing Partners Brendan Naughton and Brad Somma commented: “Chris has risen to the top of our profession by blending his deep understanding of the industry and the workings of a successful practice with his ability to lead by example and motivate his teams. We look forward to Chris’s successes at Charter Oak.”

Mr. Richards resides in Norwalk, Conn. He has two children.

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