Bridgewater Wealth & Financial Management welcomes director of business development

Bridgewater Wealth & Financial Management recently announced the appointment of Bill Tinklepaugh as the director of business development, a new position for the firm that will focus on growth opportunities and building new lines of business. Tinklepaugh will work with the managing principal, Ron Rubin, on leading and managing the firm’s expansion.

In this role, Tinklepaugh will identify new opportunities for Bridgewater in all areas of business, including investment advisory, tax advisory and financial management.

“We are thrilled to have Bill join our leadership team as the director of business development. He has extensive experience developing key business relationships and is known for his honesty and integrity, making him the perfect fit for Bridgewater” said Ron Rubin, managing principal of Bridgewater Wealth & Financial Management.

Tinklepaugh built his reputation as a senior business leader shaping one of the nation’s most competitive industries – the dairy industry. Most recently, he was senior vice president for government relations for the nation’s largest dairy company, Dean Foods. Acting as the primary lobbyist and spokesperson for the company in Washington, DC, Tinklepaugh provided guidance on food, dairy, agriculture and business policy issues and played an integral role in passing critical legislation to ensure fair competition among milk processors.

Earlier in his career, Tinklepaugh was CEO of Master Dairies, which included his being responsible for member recruitment. Before that, he was director of economics for the International Dairy Foods Association. Through the years, he acquired an extensive network of colleagues and business acquaintances.

“My goal is to introduce new clients to the benefits of professional investment advising and financial management at Bridgewater,” said Bill Tinklepaugh, director of business development.

Bridgewater Wealth & Financial Management is an Independent Registered Investment Advisor and provides comprehensive customized investment consulting, tax advisory services and financial management to high-net worth individuals, organizations and institutions across the U.S. Based in the Washington, D.C. area, Bridgewater’s seasoned staff of certified public accountants, financial managers and investment professionals work with each individual, athlete, celebrity, and family to help them achieve their financial goals. For more information regarding Bridgewater Wealth & Financial Management, please visit