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Rick became partner of The Lewis Group in January 2016 and serves as the team Client Relationship Manager and Business Development Director. He began his career at BB&T Scott & Stringfellow in 2004 after completing BB&T’s prestigious Management Development Program. Rick listens to client's goals and objectives and gives thoughtful recommendations reflecting unique priorities combined with a deep understanding of financial markets.

Rick received his bachelor’s degree in analytical finance from the Wayne Calloway School of Business at Wake Forest University. He is FINRA Series 7, 9, 10, 31, 66 and Variable Life and Annuity licensed. He has also earned the Accredited Asset Management Specialistâ„  (AAMS®) designation from the College for Financial Planning. Rick served as an officer in the U.S. Army from 2004 to 2012 and received the U.S. Army Bronze Star Medal in 2008 by authorization of the President of the United States for exceptionally meritorious actions in combat.

His BB&T awards include Outstanding Achievement by a Financial Advisor, Mid-Atlantic Region in 2013 and the John Sherman Leadership award in 2008 and 2013. Formerly, Rick served as the Chair of the Central Virginia Community Leadership Board of the American Diabetes Association and has served as Co-Chair of BB&T Scott & Stringfellow’s CARE Committee. He serves on the BB&T Scott & Stringfellow Advisory Board as well as the Scott & Stringfellow Educational Foundation. Rick is also the Complex Manager of the Tidewater region, managing the Norfolk, Newport News, and Virginia Beach BB&T Scott & Stringfellow offices.

Rick and his wife, Dr. Theresa Call, reside in Hanover, Virginia with their daughter, Sylvia. In their spare time, they enjoy a variety of outdoor activities including skiing, fishing, kayaking and gardening.

Rick Blackwell, AAMS®

Managing Director
Financial Advisor


Richmond, VA

901 E Byrd St., Suite 500
Richmond, VA 23219
P: (804) 782-8764

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