Ruth C. Chicca

    Focus: Insurance Strategies, Investment Strategies, College Funding Strategies, Retirement Income Planning, Military, Financial Education, Group Benefits, Business Owners

    Languages: English

    Ruth Chicca is a fully licensed and registered Financial Planner. She focuses on Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) and financial protection for women. Her mission is to empower her clients with knowledge about how money works to define their financial goals that account for issues important to them. Ruth is a community activist and advocate for civic participation. She co-founded Action Together Massachusetts, an organization focused on women led civic engagement. Volunteer work is important to Ruth. She has served youth athletic organizations including Bishop Stang Athletics, Sakonnet Schooners Pop Warner, Westport Baseball & Basketball. Gifts to Give is one of her favorite local charities. Ruth is married to Justin Chicca, a licensed Electrician and the Wastewater Superintendent for the City of New Bedford. Care of the environment is all in the family! Together they have 3 boys, a little girl and a fluffy Spaniel mix named Flower. The Chiccas are active members of St. Julie Billiart parish in Dartmouth, MA.

    Memberships and Involvements:

    • Business Cohort Mentor at Entrepreneurship for All Southcoast
    • On the board of Action Together Massachusetts, Inc.
    • Co-Organizer of the New Bedford Women's March
    • Team Mom at Dance Clinic

    Education and Licenses:

    • Eastern Connecticut State University, Bachelors in Environmental Management & Policy
    • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Watershed Management Certificate
    • Life, Accident and Health Producer
    • FINRA Series 7 and 66

    Affiliations & Memberships

    Financial Planning Association of Massachusetts
    Bristol Country Commission on the Status of Women

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    Baystate Financial - New Bedford

    Satellite Office

    158 Charles L. McCombs Blvd.
    New Bedford, MA 02745