Cristina Briboneria, CFP®, ADPA®, AWMA®
Cristina is originally from Los Angeles, California but has lived in Houston, TX,Cleveland, Ohio, and now resides in Atlanta, Ga. Cristina graduated from Oberlin College with degrees in Mathematics and History. She earned her Certified Financial Planner(TM) designation from Oglethorpe University.Cristina has also been recognized in Atlanta Magazine as one of Atlanta's Five Star Wealth Managers.
Cristina joined Ameriprise Financial in 2005 and was one of the Top 10 Advisors in her peergroup at the end of her first year. She was rewarded the Mercury Award, Centurion Award, and First Year Top Achiever Award for high achievement. She quickly moved into leadership positions as an Advisor Coach and District Manager in 2006. As a District Manager she earned the Circle of Success award when she lead her team to Top Five in the country throughout the entire company.
Since joining oXYGen, Cristina has built a successful practice of over 175 clients having awide range of demographic from business owners, corporate executives and employees, teachers, clergy, and non-profit organizations. She wanted to help build a company that was tailored specifically towards Gen X & Y."These generations have been overlooked and will be a driving force in our future economy. They will be a force to be reckoned with--many of of my clients are purpose driven individuals wanting to make a difference in their places of business but also wanting the knowledge of how to be financially responsible and successful."
In her spare time, Cristina enjoys the outdoors. During the winter, you will find her snowboarding in the mountains. During the warmer months living in the South she is usually camping, whitewater rafting, or enjoying time on the lake. She is also philanthropically inclined and spends countless volunteer hours with various non-profit organizations.
Articles I’ve been quoted in:
"How to save on event ticketing fees", Atlanta Journal Constitution 2014.02.26
"Financial Lessons from Snowmageddon", Atlanta Journal Constitution 2014.02.10
"Save money with Forever Stamps", Atlanta Journal Constitution 2014.02.04
"Get a trip to Vegas, baby -- before year's end", Atlanta Journal Constitution, 2013.11.21
"Local Library: You Pay for This!", Your Smart Money Moves, 2013.11.04
"“Wine” Me Up!!", Your Smart Money Moves, 2013.9.25
"Why Lyft Has Won My Heart", Your Smart Money Moves, 2013.9.11
"What Should You Do With Your Tax Refund?" DailyWorth, 2013.04.15
"For Middle-Age Students, Is College Worth the Risk?" ABC News, 2012.05.30
"Middle-aged borrowers piling on student debt" Reuters, 2011.12.27