CFP®, CPA, PFS, AIF®
Bernhardt Wealth Management
Fee-Only Financial Advisor located in McLean, VA and serving the Washington, DC area
Meet Gordon Bernhardt
Gordon recognizes that while fulfilling work is important, the greatest rewards come from living a well-rounded life. For that reason, he strives to relieve his clients of their financial anxieties, so that they can pursue their dreams.
Having grown up in a Nebraska farming community, Gordon left the Midwest in the early 80s for his first job as assistant to a U.S. House Representative in Washington, D.C., followed by a position for the U.S. Senate Finance Committee. On entering the financial industry, Gordon worked for Price Waterhouse (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) and then spent three years in the corporate accounting world. Next, he worked for Acacia and American Express Financial Advisors (now Ameriprise) before starting his firm in 1994.
Gordon holds a degree in commerce from the University of Virginia. He is a Certified Public Accountant and Personal Financial Specialist. Committed to a higher fiduciary standard of excellence, he has earned the professional designations of CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM professional and Accredited Investment Fiduciary®.
Outside of work, Gordon is a board member of CrisisLink and past board member of the Orphan Foundation of America. He is also actively involved with BEST Kids Mentoring Program and Action in Community through Service.
Gordon Bernhardt is a Member of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors
The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is a leading professional association of Fee-Only financial advisors - highly trained professionals who are committed to working in the best interests of those they serve.
NAPFA members live by three important values:
- To be the beacon for independent, objective financial advice for individuals and families.
- To be the champion of financial services delivered in the public interest.
- To be the standard bearer for the emerging profession of financial planning
Fee-Only, Fiduciary, Independent: Three Important Criteria to Consider When Choosing a Financial Advisor.
Professional Designations & Affiliations
Gordon Bernhardt is a NAPFA-Registered Financial Advisor
The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is a leading professional association of Fee-Only financial advisors—highly trained professionals who are committed to working in the best interests of those they serve.
Contact Gordon Bernhardt
7601 Lewinsville Rd
McLean, VA 22102