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.

Philip and Cathy live in Elizabethtown with their three children.

Philip is a graduate of Penn State University since then he has gone on to obtain the nationally recognized "Certified Financial Planner" designation. Only a few of the nations financial planners earn this respected designation. He completed his Master of Science degree in Financial Planning in 2002.


He founded and is the owner of The Richardson Group. The Richardson Groups  divisions are Senior Tax Strategies, The Math Factory, College Planning Advisors and Senior Solutions Lancaster.


Philip has over 20 years of financial planning and tax preparation experience. Philip holds a Pennsylvania Life and Health License.

George found a life's calling in College Financial Planning when a friend and mentor of his, who was a nationally recognized college planner, was diagnosed with a terminal illness.


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 Coauthored of "Winning at the College Funding Game."  George holds a Federal Mortgage license and a Pennsylvania Life and Health license.