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Richard Burtt CPFA®

A committed financial partner

Richard Burtt is a seasoned professional in the world of financial advice, with a strong foundation rooted in accounting and a deep passion for investing. He embarked on his educational journey by graduating from Catholic High School in Baton Rouge and Millsaps College, where he earned a BBA degree in Accounting. Richard’s financial expertise is underscored by his series 7 and 65 registrations, and his 19 years of expertise, demonstrating his commitment to excellence in the industry.

Richard’s fascination with finance began early in life, influenced by his grandfather who used to meticulously track investments using the ticker tape on CNBC. This early exposure ignited a lifelong interest in investment management. During his college years, he took the initiative to manage his own funds trading with discount brokerage firms. He is proud to say that he began his professional journey in 2000 with Postlethwaite & Netterville CPA, and Hibernia Investments in 2003. In September 2022, he made a significant move to Hays Breard Financial Group, bringing with him a substantial client base concentrated in the Baton Rouge and Zachary communities.

Get to know Richard...

Beyond his professional pursuits, Richard is a well-rounded individual who finds fulfillment in various activities. He is an avid genealogist and actively participates in the Sons of the American Revolution. He also enjoys playing sand volleyball at Mango’s and dedicating time to coach middle school girls volleyball. In his leisure moments, you can find him cheering on LSU athletics or exploring the world with his spouse, Heidi. At home, he finds solace with his dog and 3 cats.