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First Command Bloomington

Ray Elderd

First Command Financial Advisor
(952) 851-3075
2950 Metro Drive
Suite 210
Bloomington, Minnesota, 55425
About Ray
Ray Elderd joined First Command Financial Services as a Financial Advisor in February 2018. He previously worked for 30 years as a technology manager and Army Reservist at multiple companies and units, achieving the rank of Colonel.

Ray has a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the United States Military Academy at West Point and a Master's degree in Military Management from Trident University and a Master's Degree in Strategic Studies from the US Army War College. He holds Series 7 and 66 securities licenses plus life and health insurance licenses in MN, WI, IA, FL, GA, WV, OH, IN, CO, CA, and TX.

Ray is committed to coaching clients to pursue their financial goals and lifetime dreams by bringing sound financial knowledge and trustworthy advice to a lasting relationship with each individual and family he serves.

Active in his community, Ray is a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Military Officers Association of America, and the South of the River Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Committee.

In his free time, Ray enjoys traveling, watching movies, and spending time with friends.

First Command Financial Services was founded in 1958 by a retired Air Force officer for the specific purpose of improving the financial well-being of military professionals and their families. Today, more than 500 First Command Financial Advisors across the country and abroad, many of whom also served, are committed to the company's Mission of Coaching those who serve in their pursuit of financial security.
Ray Focuses in:
  • Comprehensive financial planning
  • Retirement income planning
  • Insurance solutions
  • Military benefits
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