Since 2001, Clarissa R. Hobson, CFP®, has helped clients achieve their financial goals, and particularly enjoys ensuring that her clients’ financial lives are organized and on track to meet their long-term objectives. As an advocate for educating individuals on financial topics, she has been quoted in a number of national periodicals including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Kiplinger’s Retirement Report, Financial Planning Magazine, and Money Magazine, among others. She has also appeared multiple times on Wharton Business Radio’s Your Money program. Clarissa provides comprehensive financial planning and investment advisory services to clients at Carnick & Kubik, following years of providing retirement and employee benefits guidance for the Principal Financial Group and the AmSouth Bank Retirement and Trust Department. Clarissa is a member of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA), and is a member of NAPFA’s West Region Board. She is also a member of the City of Colorado Springs Investment Advisory Committee, and serves as Treasurer for TESSA’s board of directors. Clarissa is also a former board member of the Junior League of Colorado Springs, Early Connections Learning Centers, and the Financial Planning Association (Southern Colorado Chapter). Clarissa is a 2001 Magna Cum Laude graduate of the University of the South in Sewanee, TN. She spends her free time either with her husband Mike and daughter Charlotte, volunteering at Grace & St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, or striving to improve her high-altitude baking skills.