Sean Chrysostom

Sean earned his Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Finance from Howard University in 1987. He has spent the over 30 years in commercial banking, with an emphasis in consumer and small business lending. Sean has been an advocate for greater financial education within social and faith-based organizations in the metro DC area. Sean is the Financial Access Educator for the Mid-Atlantic region for Capital One.

Over the course of his career, Sean has seen the powerful impact that financial literacy has in elevating individuals and families from poverty to prosperity. He is a passionate advocate for helping individuals learn how to effectively handle money, credit, debt and risk. He has worked diligently to help create empowered communities while building financial dignity within individuals. Real financial dignity allows everyone the opportunity to be self-sufficient with the fundamentals to build their own businesses, buy homes, increase credit, and make better investment decisions.

To better serve the needs of a broad array of clients, Sean has attained the following designations and certifications: Investment Adviser Representative (Series 65), AFCPE® Accredited Financial Counselor, and Credit Union National Association (CCUFC). The primary focus of his experience and training is contained in these core beliefs:

  • Educate clients in sound financial principles
  • Assist clients in the process of overcoming their financial indebtedness
  • Help clients identify and modify ineffective money management behaviors
  • Guide clients in developing successful strategies for achieving their financial goals
  • Support clients as they work through their financial challenges and opportunities

Sean and his wife Lori have been married for 32 years and have two children.  He is an avid tennis fan and is a board member of the Prince George’s Tennis & Education Foundation (PGTEF) and Emmanuel Temple Church.

Company: Capital One
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