Who We Are

The Wealth Alliance Advisory Group, LLC is an SEC registered investment adviser.  The core principle of Wealth Alliance is that you may achieve greater financial success when a single comprehensive advisory firm coordinates all aspects of your wealth management.  We believe Asset Management can be more productive when your advisor understands your entire financial picture.  For instance, taxes can be minimized through greater collaboration with your tax professional, and generational wealth transfer can be enhanced with superior estate planning.  We also believe efficiencies, such as lower fees and expenses, can also be achieved with economies of scale from our process.  And, underlying all of this is our emphasis on delivering an outstanding client experience.   

Gary W. Decker

President, Chief Executive Officer

316.221.3940

gary.decker@wealthalliance.net

Gary is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Wealth Alliance Advisory Group and affiliated companies. In 2017, he co-founded Wealth Alliance after an extensive career in the financial services industry dating back to 1990....

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Matthew G. Catlin

Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer

316.221.3941

matthew.catlin@wealthalliance.net

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...

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Bruce R. Van Bebber

Senior Vice-President

316.221.3943

bruce.vanbebber@wealthalliance.net

Bruce is a Senior Vice-President at the Wealth Alliance Advisory Group. Prior to joining Wealth Alliance in 2017, he held the position of Vice President – Wealth Management with UBS Financial Services where he advised clients for...

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Dale H. Kidwell

Senior Vice-President

316.221.3944

dale.kidwell@wealthalliance.net

Dale is a Senior Vice-President at the Wealth Alliance Advisory Group. Before joining Wealth Alliance in 2017, he enjoyed a lengthy investment career. During his more than 20-year career at UBS Financial Services he achieved both...

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Austin D. Sander

Vice-President

316.221.3945

austin.sander@wealthalliance.net

Austin is a Vice-President at the Wealth Alliance Advisory Group. During his tenure in the financial services industry, which began with UBS Financial Services in 2014, he has focused almost exclusively on retirement plans. In this...

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Cynthia A. Bessent

Vice-President, Director of Operations

316.221.3947

cynthia.bessent@wealthalliance.net

Cynthia is a Vice-President and Director of Operations for the Wealth Alliance Advisory Group. In her role, she oversees the day-to-day operations of Wealth Alliance and is responsible for regulatory compliance. Cynthia has had a...

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Taylor Smith

Associate Vice-President

316.221.3946

taylor.smith@wealthalliance.net

Taylor is an Associate Vice-President with Wealth Alliance Advisory Group. Before joining Wealth Alliance in 2017, he worked for a restaurant franchise group and was in charge of operational management, real estate development and...
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