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Debbie Heffernan Gallant, CFP®, ChFC®, RLP®

CEO and Senior Financial Planner/Investment Advisor

(301) 461-8492

Debbie is a CFP™ and provides client-centered financial planning and wealth management. She works closely with clients to develop personalized strategies and action plans for attaining goals..

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Irina Gabidullina, CFP®, APMA®

Investment Research/Associate Planner

Irina is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and an Accredited Portfolio Management AdvisorSM specializing in investment planning at GFP. With a Master's degree in Economics, she has been working in financial services since 1998.

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Courtney Barnes

ParaPlanner/Client Services Support

Courtney has been providing her energy and enthusiasm for finance to a variety of client services. She is enrolled in the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional program at The American College.

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Kim Creque

Client Investment Accounts Coordinator

Kim has been working with us for over 5 years, assisting clients with investment account opening and transfers. Kim guides our clients through the sometimes complex account transfer forms and keeps in eye on the status of paperwork.

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David Benko


David is a recent graduate of George Mason University. There he studied International Politics with a minor in data analysis. This summer, David is using the skills he learned at school as an intern working on marketing, analytics, and...

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Support Team

The Gallant Financial Planning Support Team is an integral part of our operations. The team manages the firm’s books and keeps track of expenses and invoices. They are responsible for taxes, payroll, client contracts, and billing...

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"Financial Therapy" Dogs

Our “financial therapy” dogs serve a less formal, but no less important role from the rest of our employees. From left to right, Winston, Blue, and Holly love meeting clients and sleeping in the office during appointments....
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