Edward Hodgman

Financial Planner

As a Financial Advisor at Securian Capital of the Chesapeake, Edward’s focus is simple: helping his clients achieve their financial goals with a human touch. He helps clients navigate financial decisions with minimal stress, believing that good communication and clear goals make it easier to choose the right financial tools and strategies.

Edward received his bachelor's degree at Harvard and has a Ph.D. in American history from the University of Rochester. His career path has combined education and entrepreneurship. In the late 1990s he founded a product identification and metal fabrication company that became a top global exporter for several US companies, followed by a multi-year engagement with a leading international market research company and six years as executive director of a Washington-based NGO dedicated to improving public understanding of federal agency performance.

Since 2014, he has worked in the financial services sector with a primary focus on comprehensive financial planning. Prior to joining Securian Capital of the Chesapeake in 2022, he worked for seven years at New York Life. He holds his FINRA Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination) and Series 66 (Uniform Combined State Law Examination). He received his Maryland Life and Health Insurance license in 2014, and is licensed in Maryland, DC, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and several other states.

Married with two grown children, Edward is a literacy tutor in Montgomery County and volunteers as a business coach. He is an active member of his church in Potomac, MD.

Edward Hodgman is a Registered Representative and an Investment Advisor Representative of Securian Financial Services, Inc.  5239215  11/2022