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Craig Thompson

Craig Thompson

CEO and Managing Partner, Advisor

Craig Thompson is CEO and managing partner of 4th River Financial Group, a Registered Investment Advisor Firm.

Craig helps manage the dynamic team of Investment Advisors and financial professionals at 4th River. He specializes in investment management and financial planning. The belief in an educational approach while respecting the client's philosophies is important to Craig as he works with clients. As a financial advisor, he believes in the importance of not only wealth accumulation but also wealth protection.
Craig grew up in the Midwest spending most of his youth years in southern Ohio. He moved his family to the Pittsburgh area in 2002. He believes in high spiritual and family values. At his local church in Wexford, he leads the missions ministry, and has led a mission trip to South America.
Craig Thompson earned a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Ohio University in 1992. Craig is a licensed Investment Advisor Representative. He also has completed multiple financial licensing designations and is a licensed agent for Life, Accident, and Health Insurance. Craig has achieved the National Social Security Advisors certificate from the National Social Security Association LLC in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is qualified to help retirees select the best time to access their Social Security benefits.
Craig loves being active and outdoors. He has a passion for fly fishing.  He enjoys hiking, camping, and traveling. His favorite sports are football and lacrosse. Craig and his wife Kristi, and their two boys, Blake and Grant live in Mars, Pa.