Matthew sees his clients not as customers, but as lifelong friends. If you feel intimidated or overwhelmed by your circumstances, Matthew will create a relaxed environment as he works on your behalf. In his role as founding partner and CFP® professional, he focuses on creating all-encompassing financial plans for his clients.
Before founding Strive Financial Solutions, Matthew spent 11 years working in several roles in the financial services industry, including as an Investment Advisor Representative and in managerial roles working as a Registered Principal where he was responsible for training new advisors. Matthew is a Registered Representative with Arkadios Capital and an Investment Advisor Representative with Arkadios Capital. Matthew also holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ mark, which has often been known as the standard of excellence for financial planners. Earning the CFP® mark involves meeting requirements in four areas: formal education, performance on the CFP® exam, relevant work experience, and demonstrated professional ethics.
Matthew enjoys spending his free time with his wife Tracey, an air traffic controller for the FAA, and their children, Easton, and Landon. Matthew and Tracey also volunteer for the Angels Among Us Pet Rescue to save dogs and cats from high kill shelters. As an alumnus of the University of Georgia and native Georgian, he loves all Atlanta sports, but the Bulldogs hold a special place in his heart.