Kathleen M. (Kitty) Hedges, financial planning coordinator for Columbus-based investment management and financial advisory firm Hamilton Capital Management, Inc., has earned the Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) designation from the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards.

The CFP® is the highest professional designation in the financial planning field.

“Earning the Certified Financial Planner™ designation is an important professional milestone,” said Hamilton Capital Chairman and CEO R. Matthew Hamilton. “We’re very proud of Kitty’s diligence in achieving her CFP® as well as her ongoing commitment to providing our clients with best-in-class financial and investment advice and services.”

A member of Hamilton Capital’s Wealth Management Team, Hedges works with team members to manage financial planning processes, technologies, projections and reports on behalf of firm clients. She has 18 years of financial planning experience.

A Worthington Hills resident, Hedges is a co-founder of Hamilton Capital’s Women’s Exchange, which works to develop greater financial literacy among women.