Matt Stout, CLU
Matt started his financial services career with Merrill Lynch in 1991. Matt was a Financial Consultant focusing his practice on the use of stocks, municipal bonds, mutual funds and variable annuities as long-term investment tools for his clients. In 1996, he joined Ashton Group, an estate planning firm headed by a large life insurance producer in Irvine, CA. Bringing with him his experience from a wire-house he added diversity and portfolio analysis to help their affluent clients. Matt realized firsthand the power of life insurance as an investment class and its immediate impact when a loved one passes away. In 2004, he joined Integrity Wealth Management headed by a former partner of Ashton Group as their Director of Insurance Services. In February, 2010 a joint venture between IWM and BGA brought Matt over as a Brokerage Director for BGA. Matt grew up on his family’s farm in Central Illinois and currently lives in Brea, California with his wife, Victoria and their daughter Maya. Matt is a CLU, a member of FPA of Orange County, Provisors and supports German Shepherd Rescue of Orange County.