Mr. George E. Ridings
Founder and Vice President
Ridings Insurance & Financial Services, LTD
Eastern Kentucky University, '64 BS Commerce
EKU Hall of Distinguished Alumni 1993
EKU Dept. of Accounting, Finance & Information Systems Distinguished Alum 2004
Life Member, Million Dollar Round Table
Kentucky State Association of Life Underwriters Medal of Honor, 1986
George E. Ridings is the founder of Ridings Insurance & Financial Services, LTD., a family-owned firm that provides business and personal insurance planning and other financial services for individuals, families, and businesses.
George became an agent with the New York Life Insurance Company in Richmond, Kentucky, in 1964. George and his son, George Nelson, currently own and operate Ridings Insurance & Financial Services, LTD. George is also a registered representative with NYLIFE Securities, LLC (Member FINRA/SIPC, a licensed insurance agency).
He has received many industry and New York Life Awards and he earned the following designations from The American College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania: Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), 1972; and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), 1982. He has also been a member of NAIFA (National Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors) and SFSP (Society of Financial Services Professionals) for over 30 years.
He is a Past President of the Richmond Jaycees, Richmond Rotary Club and the Greater Richmond Area Chamber of Commerce. He is a retired member of the Richmond Utility Board, where he served for 24 years. Currently he serves on the Pattie A. Clay Hospital Foundation Board and The Hospice Care Plus Board.
George is married to Judy Ridings and has one son, George Nelson Ridings, and daughter-in-law, Judy Ridings. He has two granddaughters. He is a member of the First Baptist Church in Richmond, Kentucky.