Matt Vahue, CLF is the Regional Director of the Alliance Advisory Group, Inc. (AAG), guiding the firm’s growth throughout Upstate New York. He leads the firm’s Rochester branch office located at 600 Park Avenue and leads the entire firm’s career development program of attracting and developing new associates.
In 2020, Matt was appointed Associate General Agent (AGA) with Guardian Life Insurance Company. Prior to his AGA appointment with Guardian, Matt earned four consecutive Presidential Citation Awards, recognizing the top Managing Directors in the nation.
Matt joined AAG in 2016 after nearly seven years with the Principal Financial Group. He served as the Upstate New York Business Center’s Managing Director and qualified for the company’s Management Achievement Round Table three times.
He holds the Chartered Leadership Fellow (CLF®) from the American College and is a Silver Level Ambassador with Finseca, the voice of the financial security profession.
On top of his role as the firm’s Regional Director, Matt works closely with his wife, Angela, as Wealth Management Advisors. Matt and Angela work with upwardly mobile individuals and families in creating lifetime financial game plans with a focus on achieving financial confidence and clarity in their clients’ lives.
At the age of 30, Matt was honored by the Rochester Business Journal as a member of the Forty Under 40, demonstrating leadership in the workplace and in the community. He is an active member of the Rochester Rotary Club and the American Institute of Architects. Also, along with his wife, Angela, are members of Alfred University’s annual giving program – the Saxon Circle. Matt and Angela continue to support numerous other charitable organizations, including, but not limited to the Genesee Country Village & Museum, Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Historic Palace Theatre in Lockport, NY.
In his free time, Matt enjoys spending time with Angela and their daughter – Misha. Matt and Angela are founding members of the Ward Family Collection LLC, a real estate company with multiple Airbnb holdings.* Matt also enjoys traveling, golfing, skiing, reading, and taking walks with his family. He is a graduate of St. John Fisher College in Pittsford, NY and currently resides in the Village of Fairport.
Registered Representative & Investment Advisor of Park Avenue Securities & Financial Representative of Guardian.
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