• Speaking Engagements

    Pat & Kristin are experienced, dynamic speakers who can customize a “Winning at Retirement” presentation for your group.  Based on the theme of finding happiness in retirement, they can craft an inspirational, informative, and fun program for almost any audience.

    Inquire about having Pat & Kristin present to your group: pfoley@rwbaird.com

Pat’s Bio

A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certificant with Baird in Blue Bell Pa, Patrick Foley has 26 years’ worth of experience guiding people toward happy retirements.

Pat is very active in his community, and currently serves as the Elected Auditor of Whitpain Township. He is a former President of the Whitpain Recreation Association (serving over 3,000 youth athletes annually with programs in soccer, baseball, softball, field hockey and basketball), and is currently a Board Member and coordinator of capital projects. He is also serves on the Whitpain Township Parks & Open Space Board. Pat conceived of the music festival and bone marrow drive aspects of the annual Whitpain Community Festival, and is a lead member of the organizing committee for the event, which draws thousands every year and has added hundreds of names to the National Bone Marrow Registry.

Mr. Foley graduated from Villanova University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and federally registered in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirement.

Kristin’s Bio

For more than a decade, Kristin Hillsley has been dedicated to strengthening the financial well-being of her clients and community.  Her goal is to provide the highest quality advice to clients in order to help them protect and strengthen their financial future.  Two special areas of her focus are serving female investors and professional athletes.

As part of her commitment to educating women, Kristin hosts an annual Women’s Lifestyle Conference to help busy women in her community connect, refresh and inspire one another.  Kristin has served as exclusive financial on-air contributor with Women to Watch, a premier global media platform for women leaders.  She has also appeared on Comcast Newsmakers to discuss issues of women in business and she has been published multiple times in local newspapers with investment strategies for women.  An advocate for women within her own firm, Kristin serves on the Baird Women Advisors Advisory Council, which strives to empower and elevate Baird’s women advisors.

Kristin began her career as a financial advisor in 2005 at Janney Montgomery Scott, LLC.  In 2015, she joined Baird to form a partnership with advisors, Mike and Pat Foley and formed the Foley Hillsley Group in Blue Bell, PA.  The team is dedicated to their community and hosts an annual music festival and bone marrow drive, The Whitpain Community Festival.  They have added more than 200 names to the national bone marrow registry so far and have found five potentially lifesaving matches.

Kristin graduated magna cum laude from Temple University’s Fox School of Business with a master’s in business administration (MBA) concentrating in finance. Kristin earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Delaware, where she rowed on the women’s crew team.

Kristin loves to spend time with her husband Peter and their two children, Ryan and Grace.