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Tom Hendershot

HFG President & Financial Advisor


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Tom Hendershot is the founder and President of Hendershot Financial Group as well as a FINRA registered Financial Advisor who holds various insurance licenses. A graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park with a major in Marketing, Tom has been in the financial services industry since 1973. 

During his career, Tom has served on many national field advisory boards including Reliastar (ING/Voya), First Financial Life Insurance Company and Zurich Kemper Insurance Company (J.P. Morgan Chase). Tom is a past President and board member of the industries National Tax Sheltered Accounts Association (NTSAA), and is a member of Lincoln Investment's Hall of Fame. He also is a Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor (CPFA).

Tom's goals in business have always been taking care of clients and guiding them to make decisions that will help them retire, and stay retired well. He is able to do this with the help of his partner in business and in life, Nancy Hendershot. Nancy, also has a role as Tom's client service liaison by partnering with him as his Sales Associate.

The Hall of Fame recognizes those Lincoln Investment financial advisors who have achieved the firm's annual qualifying criteria at least 10 times based on overall production, new clients, advisory accounts and assets.  Lincoln Investment honors them for their dedication to helping people retire well by inducting them into its Hall of Fame.

Nancy Hendershot

HFG Corporate Officer & Sr. Sales Associate
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Nancy Hendershot is part owner of Hendershot Financial Group and has had various roles and responsibilities with HFG throughout the years. She currently acts as corporate officer and as the Sr. Sales Associate for Tom Hendershot. In her role as Sr. Sales Associate she is a client service liaison for Tom and his clients.

Nancy attended University of Maryland, College Park and spent her early career as a budget analyst with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, MD before becoming a licensed professional by obtaining her FINRA registration and insurance licenses and devoting herself to HFG full-time. With more than 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, Nancy's professional philosophy and goal is to provide exceptional customer service and to help people realize their financial dreams. When not working, Nancy enjoys spending time with her family including her two energetic grandchildren, gardening and watching old movies.

Cynthia Perini

Registered Principal & Financial Advisor


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Registered Principal & Financial Advisor

Cynthia Perini joined Hendershot Financial Group in 2009. She has spent over 30 years in the financial services industry holding positions in senior management in both the banking and investment brokerage sectors. Cynthia earned her undergraduate degree in Finance from James Madison University and her Masters degree in Business Administration & Management from Hood College. She is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and holds her FINRA Series 7, 24, 63 and 65 securities registrations as well as various insurance licenses.

Cynthia resides in Washington County with her husband and three children. She is strong believer in volunteerism and is very active in her community. Most recently she served as chair of the Board of Hospice of Washington County and has been instrumental in leading the efforts to build a Hospice House. She is a founding member of community organizations including the Barbara Ingram School for the Arts Foundation and the Women's Giving Circle of Washington County and serves on several other boards. In 2013, Cynthia was inducted into the Circle of Excellence for being named one of Maryland's Top 100 Women for the third time since 2007. This is an award given by the Maryland Daily Record for "outstanding achievement by women as demonstrated through professional accomplishment, community leadership and mentoring". 

Maryland’s Top 100 Women recognizes high-achieving Maryland women who are making an impact through their leadership, community service and mentoring.  Winners are selected by past Top 100 Women and business leaders.  Three time winners are inducted into the Circle of Excellence.

Beth Riley

HFG Director of Operations & Registered Principal


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Beth Riley earned a degree in Marketing from the University of Maryland, College Park and joined the Hendershot Financial Group team in 2004. Prior to that, she worked for several years with Rydex Investments (now Guggenheim Investments). Beth is a licensed professional who holds FINRA Series 6 and 26 securities registrations. Beth lives on Maryland's beautiful eastern shore with her husband and two children. When she's not working, Beth can be found relaxing with her family and friends and enjoying the Chesapeake Bay.

As the Director of Operations, Beth is excited to work with a talented group of Financial Advisors and a tremendous support team in meeting the needs of our clients.