Rick Laymon is the CEO/Visioneer of Beacon Wealth Consultants, Inc., which he founded in 1997 after spending 3 years at a large national firm (read The BWC Story here). Rick earned his MBA from the College of William & Mary Mason School of Business, graduating magna cum laude. Rick is also a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and an Accredited Investment Fiduciary®. He was among the first advisors to be awarded the Certified Kingdom Advisor® by Kingdom Advisors Founder Ron Blue in 2004. Rick works exclusively with the firm’s high net worth/high income, business owner, and Legacy-minded clients. He also enjoys mentoring and teaching other advisors about his passion for Biblically Responsible Investing.
Rick serves as the Chairman of the Board of the Blue Ridge Women's Center (CPC). For fun, he loves to travel and has visited 47 states and at least a dozen countries; favorites being Italy and Spain. Away from the office, Rick enjoys outdoor activities including boating, hiking, biking and kayaking. He also loves live music and theatre and is currently learning to play the bass guitar. A few of his other favorite things are ethnic foods, good red wine and interesting architecture.