First Command
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Headquarters Fort Worth, TX
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1958
Type Company - Private
Industry Finance

Through trusted Financial Advisors, First Command develops and delivers personalized financial plans and advice to assist American families in their efforts to reduce debt, build wealth, and get their financial lives squared away.

First Command’s history begins in the late 1950s, when United States Air Force Lt. Col. Carroll Payne worked closely with the families of several crew members killed in an aircraft accident. Saddened by the survivors’ financial difficulties, and eager to help others effectively prepare for their financial futures, Lt. Col. Payne began laying...

First Command – Why Work For Us?

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First Command’s mission – coaching those who serve in their pursuit of financial security – hasn’t really changed since 1958, when Lt. Col. Payne founded First Command. Our focus continues to be on building trusting Client-Advisor relationships by meeting face-to-face with servicemembers, federal employees and their families to learn what’s important to them, helping them establish meaningful and specific goals that reflect their values, and then constructing comprehensive financial plans for protecting their loved ones and pursuing their goals.

Just as Lt. Col. Payne envisioned more than half a century ago, First Command is steadfastly committed to helping those who serve get their financial lives squared away.

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First Command CEO J. Scott Spiker

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A life changing experience

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Pros: It is a company that honestly cares about it's clients and it's employees. I have never been more impressed with a company before Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in O'Fallon, IL Sep 2013 – Reviewed Jun 4, 2014

Interview Details – phone interview, followed by online personality test and math/comprehension test, followed by interview at a local location. once accepted into Advisor Trainee status (AT), there is 3-4 month of taking tests and learning company process'.Full Interview

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Top Military Friendly Employers, GI Jobs, 2014
Top 20 Military Spouse Friendly Employers, GI Jobs, 2014
Top Tarrant County Investment Firms, American Registry, 2013
Top Military Friendly Employers, GI Jobs, 2013
Top 100 Private Companies in Tarrant County, Fort Worth Business Press, 2012
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