New York, December 11, 2019 – Wealthspire Advisors, an independent investment advisor, announced today that Ashley Iddings, Managing Director, and Grant Ruder, Senior Vice President, have been named top financial advisors in the DC Metro area by Washingtonian Magazine in the December 2019 issue.

The “Best Financial Advisers” list recognizes the top financial advisors in the DC Metro area. Hundreds of local financial experts are surveyed for recommendations followed by extensive research to determine the top advisors. Only nominees with the strongest recommendations are named top financial advisors.

Ashley E. Iddings, CIMA®, CPWA® is a Managing Director and co-head of Wealthspire Advisors’ Potomac, Maryland office. Iddings has been with the firm since 2008 and has almost 20 years of experience in the wealth management industry. A Certified Investment Management Analyst® and Certified Private Wealth Advisor®, she specializes in coordinating the financial affairs of individual clients and client families.

Grant Ruder, CFP® is a Senior Vice President of Wealthspire Advisors in Reston, Virginia, and has been with the firm and its predecessors since the beginning of his career in 2007. He has over a decade of experience as an advisor, specializing in his work with high net worth individuals, endowments, and other institutional clientele. As a Certified Financial Planner he focuses on integrating key areas of investment management, cash flow and retirement planning, insurance, estate and tax situations into clients’ overall financial plans.

“We are proud to see Ashley and Grant recognized as top financial advisors in the DC Metro area,” said Wealthspire Advisors CEO, Mike LaMena. “Both are prime examples of Wealthspire Advisors’ expertise and their inclusion in this elite group of advisors is a testament to the value they bring to their client relationships.”

The Washingtonian Magazine’s 2019 list, “Washington, DC’s Best Financial Advisers,” is available here.

About Wealthspire Advisors
Wealthspire Advisors is a New York City-based independent registered investment advisory firm with more than 120 associates serving clients from 13 offices in 9 states. With a strong commitment to a fiduciary business model, the firm grows and preserves wealth through thoughtful and disciplined strategies that focus on what’s most important to each client. Wealthspire Advisors acts as a wealth manager, investment advisor, consultant, and constant partner in helping clients achieve their goals. For more information on Wealthspire Advisors, please visit

About NFP
NFP is a leading insurance broker and consultant providing customized property and casualty, corporate benefits, retirement, and individual solutions through its licensed subsidiaries and affiliates. NFP enables client success through the expertise of over 5,400 global employees, investments in innovative technologies, and enduring relationships with highly rated insurers, vendors, and financial institutions. NFP is the 6th largest US-based privately owned broker, 5th largest benefits broker by global revenue and 7th best place to work in insurance (Business Insurance); 10th largest property and casualty agency (Insurance Journal); and 13th largest global insurance broker (Best’s Review).

Visit to discover how NFP empowers clients to meet their goals.

# # #