Rachel L. Rippe

Client Liaison

Phone: (859) 543-8188

Fax: (859) 543-8242

Email: rrippe@investfp.com

Rachel graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2020 with a Bachelor's degree in Integrated Strategic Communication and Psychology. She joined our team shortly after graduation and began her position as Client Liaison. Rachel devotes her days to attending to clients' needs and keeping up with client satisfaction by following up on questions, issues and concerns. She enjoys interacting with each of our clients at IFP and is passionate about providing premier client service. 

In her free time, Rachel enjoys traveling, hiking, cooking, reading, and spending time with her family, friends and partner, Mitchell. 

Madison N. Edwards


Phone: (859) 543-8188 

Fax: (859) 543-8242

Email: medwards@investfp.com

Madison joined IFP in June of 2021, after receiving her Bachelor's degree at the University of Kentucky in May of 2021. As a debriefer at IFP, Madison assists our advisors in client meetings by recording and logging any information that is necessary for the advisors and client liasons to be able to exceed the client's expectations. She enjoys working closely with our clients and building relationships with each of them. She is passionate about assisting clients and enjoys working with the IFP team to help clients reach their long-term goals. 

In her free time, Madison can be found being active and spending time outdoors. She enjoys four-wheeling, fishing, or hiking, along with going to the gym and spending time with her friends and family. 

Jennifer L. Curtsinger

Client Liaison

Phone: (859) 543-8188
Fax: (859) 543-8242
E-mail: jcurtsinger@investfp.com

Jennifer has always worked with clients and provided excellent customer service and support. She has an associate business degree from Lexington Community College, and before joining IFP, gained valuable client service experience in the banking industry for two years, followed by 14 years at Lexmark.

As a Client Liaison at IFP, Jennifer is passionate about providing clients with whatever they need.

In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She is married to Thomas, and they have two sons, Zachary and Noah.

David B. Short CFP®, CFS®, ChFC®, RICP®

Managing Partner, Financial Advisor

Phone: 859-543-8188
Fax: 859-543-8242
E-mail: dshort@investfp.com

David enjoys working with clients and uses a collaborative approach to financial planning and investing.

He is a graduate of the University of Pikeville (formerlly Pikeville College), where he earned his Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting/Management.  

A firm believer in continuing education, David enhanced his education in financial services at the American College and the Institute of Business & Finance. He is a Certified Planner™, a Chartered Financial Consultant® and a Certified Fund Specialist®.  He also holds various other industry designations and licenses. In addition, David holds a Master's of Science in Financial Services (MSFS). 

In his spare time, David enjoys spending time with his family, reading, attending church, and taking walks with his Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Ireland and Katie. David and his wife, Tonya, have two daughters, Reece and Reagan. 

J. Eric Mullins RICP®

Managing Partner, Financial Advisor

Phone: 859-543-8188
Fax: 859-543-8242
E-mail: emullins@investfp.com

Eric specializes in areas of investment management, financial planning, retirement planning, educational planning, risk management, insurance- and estate planning.

As a native of Kentucky, Eric’s parents instilled the importance of family, hard work, honesty and integrity in him at an early age. He has carried these values over to his professional career in advising his clients in their financial matters.

As an independent financial advisor, Eric takes pride in providing his clients with an honest evaluation of their financial situation. He truly enjoys learning about each of his clients to better understand how they view investing, retirement, money and their finances in general. Eric firmly believes that in order to provide objective advice, one must be an independent advisor. He is committed to helping guide people toward making wise and informed financial decisions that will benefit them and their families for generations to come.

Eric is a graduate of Morehead State University where he earned his Bachelor degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. He entered the financial services industry immediately following and hasn’t looked back since. Eric has additional training and course work in the areas of investment management, financial planning, retirement planning, risk management and insurance, personal and corporate finance, and estate planning. He currently holds FINRA series 6, 63, 7, 24, & 66 registrations.

In his free time, Eric enjoys attending church, basketball, the outdoors, reading, and spending time with his wife, Amanda.