Jorge C. Garrido

Jorge C. Garrido

Chief Executive Officer

Jorge C. Garrido is Chief Executive Office of Financial Management Strategies. Financial Management Strategies is an independent financial services firm specializing in providing customized financial solutions for individuals, small businesses, and families through investment advice, retirement planning, insurance protection, estate planning, and fee based financial planning.

In 1994 Jorge graduated from the United States Coast Guard Academy with a BS in Economics and received a commission as an Ensign in the United States Coast Guard. During his first assignment, he participated in one of the largest maritime rescue operations in US history in 1994 when more than 25,000 Cuban rafters fleeing Cuba for freedom were rescued at sea in the Florida Straits. From 1996 through 1999 he was instrumental in the Coast Guard’s local efforts to stop the illegal trafficking of narcotics. For his dedication, honorable service and devotion to duty, he was awarded the Coast Guard’s Achievement Medal, Commendation Medal, Meritorious Team Commendation, Unit Commendation, Outstanding Unit Citation, Special Operations Service Ribbon, Navy “E” Ribbon, Commandant’s Letter of Commendation, Humanitarian Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, and the National Defense Service Medal, among others.

Upon receiving an honorable discharge from the military, Jorge began his career in the financial services industry as a financial planner. He quickly achieved membership in the prestigious Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT). In 2010 he was awarded “Life Member” status to MDRT. Jorge has also attained the Registered Financial Consultant (RFC) designation.

As a strong believer in community service, he has served on the board of directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters, Western Academy Charter School, Communities in Schools, the Hundred Club of Broward, Palm Beach Habilitation Center, and The Hispanic Vote. Since 1992 he has been active in mentoring young children and was awarded the Board Member of the Year award by Big Brothers Big Sisters. He served as Chairman of the Board of Big Brothers Big Sister in Broward County. He was recognized for being one of the community’s leading children’s advocates and received the Big Brothers Big Sisters advocacy award. For his lifelong commitment to community service, he was awarded AXA South Florida’s Community Service Award. Jorge resides in Wellington with his five children, Jorge, Jager, Gabriela and Sofia, Catalina, and his lovely wife, Alejandra.

 

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