Taking care of your family and other people in your life
- Trust & Estate Planning Services4
- Education Funding1
Accessible, knowledgeable and experienced, I am committed to building and maintaining strong client relationships. I am passionate about what I do and I bring that passion to helping every client make what may be the most important financial decisions of their lives.
With over 30 years of experience in financial services, Gardy embarked on her career as an analyst with the Munich Re in Munich, Germany after graduation from Tufts University in 1990. Subsequent to receiving her MBA from Erasmus University’s Rotterdam School of Management in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, she joined Citibank as a Management Associate in their European graduate training program. Initially she was based with Citi’s Insurance Group Europe in Düsseldorf, Germany, and later moved to London to join Citibank’s offshore Wealth Management business as Product Manager, Marketing Director and ultimately Director of Business Development.
In 2000, Gardy joined a US-based early stage technology firm as a founding team member and established its London office and European business. She then returned to Citibank as Director, Wealth Management responsible for sales, marketing and product initiatives across Europe. Prior to joining Merrill in 2009, Gardy worked for a privately held asset based lender sourcing and completing due diligence on new financing opportunities. Gardy holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification awarded by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.
She is a member of US SIF-The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment and the Central Virginia Estate Planning and Charlottesville Area Planned Giving Councils. Gardy is a current member of the Board of the Virginia Horse Center Foundation in Lexington, Virginia and former President of the Board. Gardy speaks fluent English, Dutch, German and French.
Dutch, English, French & German
Rotterdam School of Management Erasmus University
St Anne's Belfield School
Merrill Personal Wealth Analysis™ can help us build and document a personalized plan, centered on your goals and focused on what you want to achieve.
Supported by the global resources of Merrill, my team is comprised of talented and experienced individuals committed to building strong client relationships based on trust and personalized service.
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We offer you access to the investing insights of Merrill, trust and fiduciary services from Bank of America Private Bank, and the banking convenience of Bank of America to help you pursue your goals. We will work to help you stay on track, regardless of what the markets are doing.
1 Investment products are offered by Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated.
2 Banking, mortgage and home equity products offered by Bank of America, N.A.
3 Insurance and annuity products offered through Merrill Lynch Life Agency Inc.
4 Trust and fiduciary services are provided by Bank of America Private Bank.
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Drawing from our experience and the best thinking of Merrill, together we will design an approach that reflects your unique needs, priorities and financial situation.
We will work to help you stay on track, regardless of what the markets are doing.