May 24, 2023 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
Join us IN PERSON at the Edith Wheeler Library (Monroe)
Individually wrapped Sandwich lunches and water bottles provided
About our Speakers:
Presenter: Lisa Kidder
Lisa Kidder is the Strategic Communications Manager for the MyCTSavings Retirement program in the Office of the State Comptroller. She joined the program in January 2023 to increase outreach to the business community for the state-facilitated Auto-IRA program. As a communicator, Kidder has worked in advertising, marketing, and public relations in both the public and private sectors, has owned a communications consulting business, and early in her career, worked for advertising agencies. She holds a degree in Journalism from the University of Kansas and is a member of the Public Relations Society of America. Kidder has extensive experience in collaboration with business and industry groups. She is a Habitat for Humanity volunteer and was a founding board member of the Education Foundation in her community.
Presenter: Maria Xavier
Maria Xavier is a Financial Advisor for Edward Jones starting in 2018.
She left her 15 year career in telecom sales to pursue her passion for personal finance and investing. She enjoys teaching at local libraries, senior and community events to help spread knowledge on how to plan using money as a tool.
She focuses on helping individuals and couples plan for the unexpected, retirement, children’s education and legacy goals. She also works businesses provide retirement plan benefits for their employees by helping them select the best plan type for their circumstances and provides education to the employees so they understand their benefits as well as providing personal finance education.