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Valerie Rivera
Chief Operating Officer, Freedom Street

In 2002, Valerie began her career in the Financial Services industry. Valerie is Series 7 & 66 licensed. She moved from New York to Virginia in 2002 after receiving her bachelor’s degree in Finance from Ramapo College of New Jersey. Upon relocating to Chesapeake, she began her career at American Funds as a Shareholder Services Representative. She became a Financial Advisor for Edward Jones in 2004, where she remained until joining Freedom Street Partners in October of 2017.

As Chief Operating Officer, Valerie works diligently with our entire team to execute on the vision of our company. While our CEO lays out our destination, Valerie charts our path. She brings an unwavering commitment and drive for results that leads by example. She ensures that our company finds scalable, repeatable processes that drive operational efficiency, helping us deliver an ideal client experience. Valerie leads a culture of accountability that helps the “heart” of our teams to beat as one. Most importantly, you’ll rarely find her without her infectious smile. In addition to her role as COO, she also oversees human resources across our entire team.

Valerie Rivera

Valerie lives in Chesapeake, VA with her husband Errol and three children Joselina, Diego and Rosalie. If they are not at soccer practice, a soccer game, or watching soccer on television, you can find them at the movies, particularly superhero and Star Wars! They love to travel as a family as well. There is always either a cruise or trip to Disney in the works!