Charlotte is the managing partner at Silver Penny Financial Planning, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner and a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor ®
As an experienced investment advisor representative Charlotte serves as a financial coach for her clients, committed to helping them get to a point where they can stop worrying about their financial future. She works hard with her clients to simplify their financial lives, get their financial houses in order, and create a clear path to their retirement goals—whether retirement is right around the corner or in the distant future.
Charlotte is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of North Carolina State University. Charlotte gives financial literacy education talks for youth through the Kennrod organization and local Atlanta schools. She is passionate about serving her local community and financially empowering females.
Charlotte was honored to be named to the Investopedia Top 100 Financial Advisors List in July 2022. This honor spotlights the country’s most engaged, influential, and educational advisors.1 Charlotte was honored to be named to Investment News’ 40 Under 40 in April 2019, based on data from 2018.This award highlights young talent in the financial advice industry and recognizes their accomplishments, contributions to the industry, leadership, and promise for the future.2
She holds the following registrations and professional designations: CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner from the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc., Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor from the College of Financial Planning, Investment Advisor Representative (series 65 Uniform Investment Advisor Law Exam), Series 7 Securities Representative Exam. Uniform Securities Agent (Series 63), Life, Health, and Annuity Insurance Agent.
Charlotte is a thought leader in the financial services industry, regularly speaking at conferences regarding increasing financial confidence, financial wellness, and understanding money. She is regularly quoted in the Wall Street Journal and other financial media and works to change industry messaging to make wealth management more approachable.
Charlotte lives with her husband and two active young sons in the Morningside neighborhood in Atlanta, GA. She is a passionate tennis player and sometimes yogi. She collects sand from every beach she visits around the world.
1The Investopedia Top 100 Financial Advisors is an independently granted award and is based on peer nomination, advisor engagement, influence, and commitment to financial education. Neither the advisor nor her parent firm pay a fee for the nomination or receipt of the award. No fee was paid for the right to reprint the award. The award was independently granted and membership in an organization was not required. Charlotte was initially nominated by a peer and then subsequently invited to submit an application. Working with an Investopedia 100 Top Financial Advisor is no guarantee of investment success.
2The Investment News 40 Under 40 is an independently granted award and is based on peer nomination, contributions to and leadership in the industry. Neither the advisor nor her parent firm pay a fee for the nomination or receipt of the award. A fee of $295 was paid for the right to reprint the award. Charlotte was nominated for this award by several colleagues. The award was independently granted and membership in an organization was not required. Working with an Investment News 40Under40 honoree is no guarantee of investment success.
Charlotte Geletka is a registered representative of Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp. Securities and investment advisory services offered through Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp., a broker-dealer (member SIPC) and registered investment advisor. Insurance offered through Lincoln affiliates and other fine companies.Silver Penny Financial Planning is a marketing name for registered representatives of Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp. Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp. and its representatives do not provide legal or tax advice. You may want to consult a legal or tax advisor regarding any legal or tax information as it relates to your personal circumstances. CRN-5468946-021523