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Kimberlee A Barrett-Johnson, Private Wealth Advisor serving the Charlottesville, VA area - Ameriprise Advisors

Kimberlee A Barrett-Johnson


Private Wealth Advisor

ArkWise Wealth

An Ameriprise Private Wealth Advisor

Years of Experience
This number may include years as a financial advisor, and/or experience as a registered representative.
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Areas of focus

  • Wealth Preservation Strategies
  • Retirement Planning Strategies
  • Women's Financial Strategies
  • Charitable Giving
  • Estate Planning Strategies


  • CDFA® Certified Divorce Financial Analyst


  • University of Virginia, Masters Degree 1993, Theology, Ethics and Culture
  • Rice University, MAT 1990; BA 1988, National Merit Scholar

Awards & recognition

  • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 2018-2019, 2021-2024
  • Working Mother Top Wealth Advisor Moms, 2018-2021
  • Ameriprise Circle of Success, 2001-2018, 2022
  • Forbes Top Women Wealth Advisors, 2020
  • Forbes Best-in-State Women Wealth Advisors, 2022-2023

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Community participation

The Senior Center, Inc., Board Member 2003-2006 & 2011-2014

Charlottesville Area Planned Giving Council, Founding President and current Secretary; Leave a Legacy-Thomas Jefferson Area, former Co-Chair

Central Virginia Estate Planning Council, former president, current member

Leadership Charlottesville Alumni Association (Class 2000), member and former board member

Women United in Philanthropy, donor member, grant committee member; United Way Day of Caring, team leader

Charlottesville-Albermarle Chamber of commerce, Business Women's roundtable

Chamber Non-Profit Council, past co-chair


  • Family (married 29 + years to David, with four children)
  • Church, Women's Bible Study group
  • Community engagement ( Women United in Philanthropy, The Senior Center, Leadership Charlottesville Alumni Association, Chamber Business Women's Roundtable, Leave a Legacy program, volunteering at children's school, UVA Club of Charlottesville)
  • Learning languages (Spanish, French, German) and travel
  • Tennis, Skiing, Yoga, Nia
  • Book clubs