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Chip Thrush, CMFC®

Chip Thrush, CMFC®

Senior Financial Advisor

Chip Thrush, a Senior financial advisor, brings a wealth of experience and a commitment to excellence to the GL Capital team. Graduating with a BS from Lock Haven University in 1982 and earning an M.Ed from Frostburg St. University in 1989, Chip's educational foundation is complemented by a professional accolade – the CMFC (Chartered Mutual Fund Counselor) designation from the College of Financial Planning in 2013.

Chip's credentials include Series 6, 7, 63, and Investment Advisory licenses all across the US, reflecting a comprehensive expertise in the financial industry. His journey began as a Regional Manager at Primerica, followed by a successful tenure at Waddell & Reed Financial Advisors. In 2018, he joined Ameriprise, transitioning to GL Capital after its move to independence in February 2021.

Throughout his career, Chip has achieved notable accolades, including the Golden Circle with Legg Mason in 2010 and 2011, and the Circle of Champions with Waddell & Reed in 2014. With extensive experience in mutual funds and a background in insurance sales, Chip's multifaceted skills contribute to his effectiveness as a financial advisor.

Chip's personal values revolve around the trust clients place in him for their retirement goals, a commitment he carries throughout their lifetime. His key philosophy is simple yet profound: never make decisions for clients that he wouldn't make for his own assets.

Dedicated to community involvement, Chip serves as the President of the Board for the Bob Craig Youth Foundation, a finance committee member for Medard's House/The Link, a lifetime member of the PA Sports Hall of Fame, and is active in the Central Penn Business Association and Tradewinds Association.

Beyond his professional commitments, Chip enjoys golf, pickleball, and scuba diving. Looking ahead, his future goals include continuing as an advisor for as long as his health allows. His overarching ambition is to help all his clients live out their retirement goals and ensure that wealth outlives them.

Chip Thrush stands as a testament to the values of trust, integrity, and community involvement, making him a valuable asset to the GL Capital advisory team.