George & Jennifer Sheets III

Philip & Cathy Richardson

Tricia Card

George and Jennifer live in Hempfield Township with their Yorkshire Terriers Sophie and Tigger. They attend Hempfield United Methodist Church, where Jennifer sings in the worship band. Jennifer is a graduate of McCaskey High School in Lancaster and has held customer service positions with numerous local companies. She is our Director of Operations.


Mike was born and raised in Lancaster County. Mike graduated from Bloomsburg University where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing. Mike served in the military in Special Forces as an Airborne Ranger for 5 years. Mike has 2 great children, Nicole and Nicolas. They attend Hempfield United Methodist Church and enjoy spending time together as a family. Mike's hobbies are anything outdoors or sports related. The family enjoys spending time at Ocean City Maryland and eating Grottos Pizza.

Mike Hershey

Betsy Allen

Over the last decade, Betsy has been instrumental in assisting hundreds of Lancaster County families to receive the best financial aid possible. Her specialty is financial aid, FAFSA and CSS Profile.

Betsy is a graduate of The University of North Carolina-Pembroke. She and her 2 children have lived in East Hempfield since 1996 and attend Hempfield United Methodist Church.

Chip and Joanne Mathias

Tricia Card has been with the Richardson Group for over two years. As a mother of seven children, she comes to work to get a break! She enjoys getting to know the clients and building relationship with them.

Her and her Husband, Tim attend Mary Mother of the Church in Mount Joy and are active in their church community helping out with vacation bible school, youth group and music ministry as well as teaching religion education classes.

Alisha Williams

Chip and Joanne are Lancaster County natives.They have been married for 26 years and attend LCBC Church in Manheim. Chip attended Morehead University in Kentucky and currently is the Director of Buildings and Grounds for Central York School District. Joanne attended Mt. Aloysius College and is a Senior Human Resources Specialist at RR Donnelley. They have two children, Adam, age 25,  and Alissa, age 23. In their spare time they enjoy walks with their dog, going to the beach, and entertaining friends and family.

Alisha has been with The Richardson Group for over 6 years and is our Office Manager. In addition to assisting Philip with all of his follow up responsibilities she is the Tax Preparation Manager overseeing our tax preparation business at both of our offices. You might see Alisha at workshops and assisting as needed. She lives in Dallastown with her husband Freddrick and their three children.

George is our Senior Vice President for College Planning Operations. 

He is a much sought after speaker on the topics of student career development, college admissions and college financial aid. He has been quoted on radio, TV and in multiple newspapers. George is Co-author of "Winning at the College Funding Game."

David Karp

Brian Gay

Brain is a York native who is our college planner supporting the Elizabethtown office.

As Brian is fond of telling parents at our College Workshops he made lots of mistakes in sending his son to college.  Even being a financial planner does not guarantee you know all of the rules for maximizing your financial aid.

Brian has spent the past few years learning the best ways to help families avoid his mistakes.

Melisa Wolf

Melisa is the Administrative Assistant at our Elizabethtown Office.  She is usually the first point of contact when a family reaches out to register for our workshops.

Her organizational skills keep our office running smoothly and she is a valuable team member.

David is our Senior Vice President and has lots of college planning experience.  David was the founder of Complete College Solutions in Hershey.  He retired from his business three years ago and was looking forward to his retirement. 

Fortunatley for all of us we were able to get David out of retirement and to head up our Elizabethtown office.  David's experience is unparalled in this region.  He will be an outstanding addition to our team and our families will benefit from his experience. 

Philip is the founder and owner of The Richardson Group. The Richardson Groups  divisions are Senior Tax Strategies, College Planning Advisors and Senior Solutions Lancaster.

Philip is the Host of Retirement and Income Radio airing Saturday's on WHP 580 at 1:00.


Philip is a graduate of Penn State University.  He has obtained the nationally recognized "Certified Financial Planner" designation as well as having obtained a Master of Science degree in Financial Planning.  


Philip has been a Financial Planner since 1996. .