Matthew has almost 20 years of experience working in the personal financial services industry, working previously for such companies as Ameriprise Financial, Morgan Stanley, and Edelman Financial. Matthew has worked directly with clients as a financial advisor, and behind the scenes as both an analyst and Operations Director/COO. Matthew grew up in the Northern Virginia area, and attended George Mason University, where he received his BA in Economics. Matthew spends his time outside the office with his wife, daughter, and two dogs Arya (shepard mix) and Nymeria (leonberger mix). Matthew loves to travel, attend live music events, and snowboarding.