Mar 09

Northwest Financial Advisors Promotes Kim Heffernan to Financial Advisor

Herndon, Va. Northwest Financial Advisors (NWFA), a nationally recognized wealth management firm,1 today announced the promotion of Kim Heffernan from associate financial advisor to financial advisor.

Heffernan has been with the firm for approximately three and a half years, assisting the Cesari wealth management team and directly serving clients in the firm’s Herndon, Virginia headquarters. She currently manages a book of nearly 300 clients, many of whom are employees or retirees of the federal government.

“Kim has acquired an impressive amount of financial education and licensing in her early career,” said Kevin Fisher, president and CEO of Northwest Financial Advisors. “This, combined with her proclivity to do what it takes to provide a high level of service to clients, is what earned her this promotion. I expect her to perform very well throughout her career, and we are lucky to have her on board.”

Kim earned a bachelor’s degree in Finance/Financial Planning from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech). Shortly after joining NWFA, she obtained her FINRA Series 7 and Series 63 licensing,2 as well as the respected CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) certification.

Kim is accepting new clients by appointment in the firm’s Herndon office and Rockville, Maryland location. Appointments may be made on NWFA’s website or she can be directly reached at or 703-828-0750.


About Northwest Financial Advisors

Serving individuals and businesses across the nation for more than two decades, Northwest Financial Advisors (NWFA) is owned by NW Capital Management, a wholly owned subsidiary of Northwest Federal Credit Union, and offers a comprehensive range of personalized, objective wealth management advice and solutions to help individuals, families and business owners create, grow, protect and preserve their assets. LPL Financial, the nation’s leading independent broker-dealer and NWFA’s securities custodian, ranked NWFA the No. 1 investment program among its credit union programs and the No. 7 investment program among its bank and credit union programs combined in 2019 (based on total investment revenue). For more information, visit


1Rankings based on overall production among all LPL Financial FIS advisors, 2007 through September 30, 2019.
2Licenses held with LPL Financial.
Securities are offered through LPL Financial (LPL), a registered broker-dealer (member FINRA/SIPC). Insurance products are offered through LPL or its licensed affiliates. Investment advice offered through Northwest Financial Advisors, a registered investment advisor and separate entity from LPL Financial. Northwest Federal Credit Union (NWFCU) is not registered as a broker-dealer or investment advisor. Registered representatives of LPL offer products and services using Northwest Financial Advisors, and may also be employees of NWFCU. These products and services are being offered through LPL or its affiliates, which are separate entities from, and not affiliates of, NWFCU or Northwest Financial Advisors. Securities and insurance offered through LPL or its affiliates are:
Not Insured by NCUA or Any Other Government Agency | Not Credit Union Guaranteed | Not Credit Union Deposits or Obligations | May Lose Value


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