Christian Hansen Financial Planning Specialist

(703) 506-8200

Christian Hansen, CFP®, is a Financial Planning Specialist at Cassaday & Company, Inc., and has been with the firm since 2016. 

Christian works alongside the Principal advisors of the firm in a dedicated capacity to provide their clients with comprehensive and proactive service. Specifically, Christian engages with clients to stay informed of their evolving needs and circumstances and works to identify relevant planning opportunities. 

He drives the collaboration process between clients and their advisors to develop high-level analyses in the areas of retirement, education, tax, and estate planning. His other responsibilities include reviewing investment allocations and preparing essential reports for the ongoing management of client accounts, and assisting with the onboarding of new clients. 

Christian is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®)* and has successfully completed Northwestern University’s Executive Certificate in Financial Planning program. A graduate of Christopher Newport University, he holds a Bachelor’s degree in economics with a double minor in business administration and leadership studies through the Presidential Leadership Program.  

Christian serves on the board of trustees for Cassaday & Company, Inc.’s Charitable Fund, and participates in determining the beneficiaries of the fund, the allocation of distributions, and improving overall support of the fund. The mission of the Fund is to create opportunities that otherwise would not exist by providing basic necessities like food, water, medical care, refuge, shelter, sanctuary, education, and training. 

Christian is also an active volunteer with Special Olympics and serves as a member of the Special Olympics Virginia Young Professionals Board. He is a proud golf partner to his younger brother, Alex.  

Outside of the office, Christian enjoys playing golf, snowboarding and spending time with friends and family. Christian currently lives in McLean, Virginia. 

If you would like to contact Christian directly, please call (703) 506-8200, or email him at 


Christian is a Registered Representative with Royal Alliance Associates, Inc., one of the largest independent broker-dealers in the United States; he holds the Series 7 securities registration. He is currently not registered with Cassaday & Company, Inc.

*Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (CFP Board) owns the CFP® certification mark, the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification mark, and the CFP® certification mark (with plaque design) logo in the United States, which it authorizes use of by individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.