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Rich Colella

Retirement Planner

If you’ve read J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Fellowship of the Ring, then you might recall the quote “All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” Rich Colella wants to make that decision easy for retirees.

Rich is dedicated to helping clients achieve security and peace of mind, so they can enjoy life without financial stress. His 20+ years in corporate finance have prepared him for the job. In 2021, he retired from BP, where his most recent role was Head of Finance and Vice President of BP-Husky Refining. Now, he brings his extensive experience in financial analysis, planning, and budgeting to Golden Reserve.

Rich has an MBA from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University. He is the recipient of the BP Award for Financial Modeling. Rich enjoys outdoor activities with his family—wife Michelle, sons Joe and Will, and daughter Olivia—including enjoy hiking, biking, golf and kayaking.

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