Richard Doel

Vice President, 2013 Chairman's Council

Richard Doel has a tremendous sense of dedication and focus that stem from his genuine desire to help his clients. As a result, Richard’s clients benefit from his drive, discipline and compassion as he helps them strive to reach their financial goals. "I feel very fortunate to be in a position where I can contribute to the well-being of my clients," he says.

Richard joined First Investors in 1992, and quickly won the respect of everyone at the Company. He had an attention to detail, developed during his 10 years of U.S. Navy service, that helped him learn quickly and earn the Rookie of the Year award. Richard has gone on to qualify for the First Investors Chairman's Council 10 times during his career. He was also inducted into the Gold Level of the First Investors Chairman's Circle, a prestigious award that honors lifetime career achievement.* In addition, Richard was selected as a "Five Star Wealth Manager" for 2013, as published in the Portland Monthly.**

Richard's dedication also extends to his education. In 2007 he completed the educational component of the Chartered Financial Planner Board of Standards. Then in 2011 he went on to earn the Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®) designation from the American College.***

Richard's attention to detail and careful planning is why his clients look to him for advice on ways to meet their financial goals. He firmly believes that, "Keeping my clients focused on their long-term objectives is the most critical thing I do. I guide my clients around the financial land mines. They know I won't let them down." It's no wonder that clients refer Richard to their friends, family and co-workers on a regular basis.

Richard has been married to his wife, Sonia for over 20 years and enjoys golf, fishing, SCUBA diving, tennis, hiking and traveling. Richard is also passionate about giving back to the community. When not meeting with his clients, Richard can be found volunteering at charitable events, building playgrounds, or working as a judge at State high school business skill development competitions.

Contact Information for Richard Doel:

First Investors Corporation
9400 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway, Suite 250
Beaverton, OR 97005-3302

503-296-7676, Ext. 227
Fax 503-296-9071

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