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Frances Gardner, CFP®, CDFA®

Frances Gardner, CFP®, CDFA®

Managing Partner

Frances Gardner is the Managing Partner at Gardner Wallace and she brings over 30 years of experience to the firm. She started in the financial services industry because she’s always been interested in the time value of money and how each client situation is different. She is always learning from her clients, thinking of new strategies, and getting to know her clients on a deeper level. 

Speaking of education, Frances also holds a number of designations in addition to her three decades of experience. She is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER professional, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, and Certified Financial Educator. As her clients know, she is always educating herself and educating them. Frances often serves as a teacher, guide, and counselor for her clients.

Frances is a Dallas local, born and raised. She has been married for nearly 40 years and has three kids and 7 grand kids. She loves spending time with her kids and grand kids and is very close to them. In addition to spending time with family, Frances also enjoys yoga, reading, coloring, and visiting with friends.