Garrett Ford, CFP®, AIF®

Financial Representative, Principal Securities Registered Representative, Financial Advisor

How I arrived at Principal:

I joined the Principal Financial Group® in 2005 after starting my career at Acacia in 2001.

Favorite part of the job:

I started my career during college as an intern at Merrill Lynch. It didn't take long for me to figure out that this was the career path I wanted to pursue. Helping people develop strategies to navigate their financial goals is a financial professional's greatest reward. Client relationships are ongoing. Life changes, goals change, markets change, and I appreciate being a financial resource that my clients look to for support.

Education & Certifications:


AIF®, Accredited Investment Fiduciary

BSAB Finance, with a concentration in Financial Services from East Carolina University

When I'm not working...

I enjoy spending time with my wife and two children, and playing golf.