A graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, MaRico Tippett served 21 years in the Air Force as an EC-130 pilot and MQ-1 Pilot, including a tour in Iraq and two in Afghanistan, before retiring from Arizona Air National Guard as a Lieutenant Colonel. In 2011, MaRico received his Master of Science in Financial Services and began his second career as a financial advisor. In 2012 MaRico began working with individuals, families and small businesses to help them Build Wealth from the Inside Out. MaRico now owns a Registered Investment Advisory Firm called Community Wealth Builders and he has his own Tech Firm, CTECH Force Support, LLC.
Away from work, MaRico is a dedicated family man who enjoys spending time with his wife, Callie, and their three children, and they are actively involved in the greater Tucson community. MaRico is on several nonprofit Boards to include: The Association Board of the YMCA of Southern Arizona, The Southern Arizona Chapter of American Red Cross, Tucson Hearts of Gold and Greater Vail Community Resources.