Barbara B. Hudock

CEO & Founding Partner, Hudock Capital Group, LLC

Barbara B. Hudock

With 42 years of financial services experience, Barbara is CEO and Founding Partner of Hudock Capital Group, LLC. Barbara has been included in Barron’s Top 100 Women Financial Advisers List1 for ten of the past eleven years, was ranked among the top 39 Financial Advisers in Pennsylvania by Barron’s2 for eight of the past ten years and has been included among both Barron’s Top 100 Independent Financial Advisers3 and Registered Rep’s Top 100 Independent Advisors in America4. In 2013, Hudock Capital was ranked by Forbes as first among the 50 Top Wealth Managers included on its Emerging RIA List5 and Barbara’s firm has received Forbes’ Small Business Enterprise Award in 20066. Hudock Capital has been included also in Financial Planning’s Top 50 Emerging RIAs7 and in Wealth Management’s list of Top 50 Women-Owned RIAs8.

Before founding her own firm, Barbara worked as a Financial Advisor for Merrill Lynch Private Client Group. She rose to become a First Vice President at Merrill Lynch and was an instructor of financial planning at their Princeton Professional Development Center.
Barbara is a graduate of Bloomsburg University and holds the professional designation of Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA). She completed her Certified Portfolio Manager (CPM) certification through Columbia University and the Academy of Portfolio Management and is a graduate of the Securities Industry Institute—a collaboration of the Wharton Business School and the Securities Industry Association. She is a member of the Investment Management Consulting Association and frequently presents at continuing education events and industry conferences.

Originally from Charlotte, North Carolina, Barbara has lived in Williamsport for more than 42 years. Passionate about philanthropy and her community, Barbara has served on Bloomsburg University’s Foundation Board and as a Director of the First Community Foundation of Pennsylvania, the Williamsport Lycoming Foundation and the Williamsport Chamber of Commerce. Barbara currently serves on the Boards of WVIA Public TV & Radio, the Susquehanna Health Foundation and the Woodcock Foundation for the Appreciation of the Arts and she is a member of the Pershing Advisor Solutions Advisor Council. Among her recognitions, Barbara has received the Pennsylvania Governor’s Patron of the Arts Award, was honored with the Director’s Chair Award by the Community Arts Center in Williamsport and is a recipient of the Jerusalem Star Award. Barbara and her husband Mike have two children and two grandchildren.