Headquarters Fort Worth, TX
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1958
Type Company - Private
Industry Finance
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year

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...

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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.

Working at First Command

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Employees are “Satisfied”   71 ratings


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First Command CEO J. Scott Spiker

J. Scott Spiker


No better company to work in the financial services industry for.

  Current District Advisor

Pros: Opportunity to help clients build a true financial plan, work with service members to maximize their benefits and plan for their transition, and no better opportunity for a truly rewarding career in the financial services industry. I started with… Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Aug 2014 Reviewed last week New

Interview Details – Made an appointment for an interview at a veterans and spouses job fair. First interview was about an hour... mostly me asking questions. The you take a few online test. If you don't do crazy bad (personality test) they will set up a more detailed second interview. Very honest and tell you exactly…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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