The newest addition to the Bright Road Wealth team, Jen Gastrock comes from an engineering background. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and a Master of Science degree in Environmental Engineering. Prior to working with Bright Road Wealth, Jen worked as a Project Manager for a large engineering firm leading teams to build water and wastewater treatment plants around Alaska.
Her experience in leading multidiscipline engineering teams, coordinating specialists from multiple states, preparing facility and community master plans helped her to develop strong leadership and communication skills. Jen will bring this same focus and leadership to work with individuals and businesses to achieve their financial goals.
After taking a short sabbatical from engineering to stay at home with her young family, Jen decided to pursue a career in the financial industry. This included going to Nashville to receive training to be a Ramsey Solutions Financial Coach. She was owner and sole proprietor of a financial coaching business, helping individuals and families learn financial management techniques to live debt free and build wealth.
In addition to financial coaching Jen has taught numerous classes from the Ramsey Solutions group including: Financial Peace University; Legacy Journey; Smart Money, Smart Kids; and Generation Change.
Jen enjoys working with children and can often be found volunteering in her children’s classrooms helping with reading, math, and science activities. In addition, she works part time at a preschool and teaches Sunday school for her church. Jen is also a committee member of the Finance Committee at St. John United Methodist church.