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Richard S. Williford, CFA

Managing Director

Dick has been with Kanawha for over 30 years, is a member of the Investment Committee, and he is a Chartered Financial Analyst®. He provides investment advice, portfolio design, and financial planning to both private and institutional clients.

Before joining Kanawha, Dick managed large corporate, individual, and endowment portfolios as Vice President at Capitoline Investment Services, Inc./Crestar Bank. Previously, he was Vice President, Equity Investment Strategy at Wheat, First Securities where he was responsible for the formulation and articulation of strategy to a retail sales force of 450 account executives. Dick earned a BS with Distinction from the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce before beginning his investment career.  He is a past President of CFA Society Virginia.

Dick is active in civic and community affairs, and he has been a past member of the Finance Team and a former Trustee of his church. He also enjoys hunting, hiking, and spending time at the beach.


phone: (804) 359-1217