Since joining the firm in 2015 as a financial advisor, Matt Ahrens, CIMA® has overseen the investment management and portfolio construction process for our clients. During this time, he earned the Certified Investment Management Analyst® designation which included an extensive class on portfolio design at the prestigious Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Matt also uses his industry experience of 10+ years to help corporations design and manage their retirement plans, while providing ongoing education for their employees. Matt has been quoted in such publications as the Wall Street Journal, US News & World Report among others on investment and retirement strategies.
Matt graduated from Washburn University in 2006 with a BBA in Accounting. Upon graduation, Matt went to work for Security Benefit in Topeka, KS. While at Security Benefit, the firm moved Matt and his family to Chicago where Matt managed a sales territory as a Regional Vice President. In this role, Matt consulted with investment advisors and their clients. In 2012, he was awarded the leadership sales award for his role in increasing the department's growth and client experience.
Since 2007 Matt has seen firsthand the importance of both having a financial plan and having the right advisor to oversee the execution of that plan. Because of this Matt was excited to return home to Kansas to join the team at Integrity Advisory.
Matt and his wife Laura have two beautiful children in Simon and Lucy. When Matt is not busy playing with his kids, he is staying active in his Church, playing golf, or watching one of his favorite Kansas City sports teams.