Our Team

Philippe E. Berthoud came to the Retirement Financial Center from a diversified cultural background and work experience. He grew up in Aix-en-Provence, France and later played soccer professionally. He founded and ran a non-profit soccer ministry for seven years, where he developed strong business and leadership skills. Philippe graduated from Gordon College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics.

Philippe joined us in the fall of 2006. He is a financial advisor and a Registered Representative of United Planners Financial Services. He became the Registered Principal for this office in 2008. He holds the Series 7, 63, 65 and Series 24 licenses and is securities licensed in several states. He is also licensed for life and health insurance in Massachusetts.

Philippe and his wife have four active and talented children.

William E. Riquier is a Registered Representative of United Planners Financial Services, holding Series 7 and 66 licenses. He is also a licensed life and health insurance producer in Massachusetts.

Bill has extensive experience in various Analyst roles, providing senior corporate management with the intelligence capabilities they need for decision making, performance appraisal and report development. His work has included successful implementation and operation of corporate and departmental performance measures, Balanced Scorecards and reporting systems. He has run employee and customer survey programs and supervised the analysis, publication and response programs to results.

In the wake of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, Bill also performed testing and auditing of corporate financial controls for publicly traded companies in the Boston area. This work included documentation of all financial processes and controls, discovery of material deficiencies, and reporting results. CFOs and Controllers from a number of local companies have relied on Bill's work to ensure they had the proper systems in place to prevent and detect serious errors and fraud.

Bill has his Bachelor's degree from Tufts University and his MBA from Boston University. He lives on the North Shore with his wife Margaret and their two daughters.