Brian Friday, CFP®

Vice President - Branch Director

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Qualifications

Prior to joining RBC Wealth Management in 2015, Brian worked for Morgan Stanley Smith Barney from 2007-2015, and Hefren Tillotson from 1999-2007 as a Senior Financial Planner. Brian's focus is on estate planning and its relatedness to investment portfolios. Specific to those investment portfolios, he takes a growth and income approach by building tax efficient portfolios. He also leverages the RBC Wealth Management Portfolio Advisory Group advice tailored to specific client situations.

Education 

Brian earned his bachelor of arts from Westminster College in New Wilmington, PA. After completing the required coursework at the College of Financial Planning, he received his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certificate. The multi-year CFP® program entails in-depth courses, training, and comprehensive examinations in all areas of financial planning including investments, taxes, insurance, estate, and retirement planning. Brian also holds the Series 6,7,63 securities licenses and Life, Health, Accident insurance licenses.

Personal

He is a lifelong resident of Pittsburgh’s South Hills, and currently resides in Bethel Park with wife, Michele, and three sons. Brian is active as a coach in the Bethel Park Soccer Association and a Board Member of the South Hills YMCA. In his spare time he likes to mountain bike, ski, and loves competing in the Mud on the Mountain obstacle mud run held biannually at Seven Springs.

Dick Bondi Jr, AAMS®

Vice President - Financial Advisor

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724-745-8466

Qualifications

Dick joined RBC Wealth Management in April 2015. Dick began his career as a financial advisor at First Union Securities before joining Hefren-Tillotson in 2001 as vice president. Dick later joined Morgan Stanley. Skilled at recognizing viable investment strategies for clients, particularly high net worth individuals and small business owners, Dick understands the importance of how a client’s wealth management plan relates to the broader areas of insurance, taxation, estate planning and retirement issues.

Education

Dick earned his Bachelor of Arts from Allegheny College, and the Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS) designation from The College for Financial Planning. In addition to the Series 7, Series 65, and Series 63 securities licenses, Dick is also licensed for life and health insurance.

Personal 

Active in the community, Dick has held several positions in the Salvation Army, including Board member, Chair of the Golf Committee, and member of the Red Shield Committee for 10 years. He and his wife Ann serve on the Magee Women’s Hospital NICU Parent’s Advisory Council. Dick is active in support of the March of Dimes, where his family has served as the Ambassador Family for local March of Dimes events. He is also passionate about supporting The USO.

A former U.S. Navy lieutenant, Dick flew the carrier-based A-6E Intruder attack aircraft. He was also cross-designated as a Naval Intelligence Officer upon graduation from Intelligence School with honors. 

Dick and Ann live in Pittsburgh’s South Hills with their three kids, and enjoy cooking, flying, shooting skeet, golf, and being together as a family.

Cathy Buck

Branch Service Manager/Registered Client Assoc

724-745-8111 | Email
724-745-8466

 

Cathy’s career in the financial services industry started in 2005 with Wells Fargo Advisors, where she worked in various roles including administration and marketing. Cathy also earned her Series 7 and 66 and became a registered client associate. In November of 2016, she moved to RBC Wealth Management as a registered client associate and branch service manager of the office.

Cathy earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in corporate communications from Point Park University. She resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with her husband, Jeff, and children, Corey and Hannah. As a family they enjoy camping, kayaking and traveling.