Matthew is the Executive Vice-President and Chief Investment Officer of the Wealth Alliance Advisory Group. In 2017, he co-founded Wealth Alliance after a career in the financial services industry that began in 1999. Prior to forming Wealth Alliance, he held the position of Branch Manager and Vice President – Wealth Management with UBS Financial Services. He has also held management positions in two commercial banks, achieving the position of Senior Vice President and creating a residential lending division. Matthew is a graduate of Wichita State University with a B.G.S. degree in business administration and sociology. He currently holds the State of Kansas insurance licenses that enable him to recommend life and long-term care insurance as well as annuities. He also has passed the FINRA series 7, series 9/10 and Uniform Combined State Law series 66 exams. Matthew is registered as an Investment Adviser Representative. Matthew is active in his community volunteering with his local church, the United Way, and in youth sports through the YMCA.