Matthew Helfrich, CFP®

Partner & President

Matthew can simplify your wealth

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Matt is a partner and the president of the firm. He leads Waldron’s strategic vision, brand and value proposition, and overall culture.

For more than 20 years, Matt has been helping entrepreneurs and their families simplify their financial lives. After earning a degree in Investment Management from Duquesne University, Matt earned an Executive Financial Planning degree from Duquesne University. Prior to becoming a partner and the president at Waldron, Matt served in several roles, including Chief Investment Strategist and Chief Investment Officer, where he was instrumental in creating and refining Waldron’s investment discipline. At Duquesne University’s Graduate School of Leadership and Professional Studies, Matt became a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional.

At Waldron, Matt focuses on expanding our service offering across multiple generations of clients and leveraging technology to enhance client experience. In 2016, Duquesne University recognized Matt as their “Young Alumni of the Year.” Matt is in the media frequently and has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Private Wealth Magazine, Wall Street Week, Forbes, and Smart Money.

Outside of the office, Matt has been involved in various boards and charitable programs, including past board member of Washington County Habitat for Humanity. He is an active member of Young Presidents’ Organization – Chapter Chair 2021-2022, the Pittsburgh Venture Capital Association, Duquesne University Business School Advisory Council, Duquesne University Adult and Finance Committee, PACE School – Treasurer, Propel Foundation – Endowment Chair, and North Allegheny Soccer Club – Soccer Coach. Matt resides in the North Hills of Pittsburgh with his wife and their four children.

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John J. Waldron

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Michael Krol, CFP®, CPA

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Benjamin M. Greenfeld, CFP®

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Robert H. Wyche

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Darcie Biancini

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Nick Colaizzi, CFP®

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Chase D. Conti, CFP®, CAIA®

Director - Investments

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Patrick Cortazzo, CFP®, ChFC®, CSLP®

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Madison Daggett

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Ann Dugan

Family Enterprise Services

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Nathaniel Ecoff, CFA

Director - Investments

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Patrick Ellsworth, CFA

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Andrew Feldmann

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Nathan Freshwater

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William A. Groom, CFP®

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Alex Hendrickson, CFP®

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Christopher Horan, CFP®

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Chris Keller, CFP®

Team Lead - Client Service

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Renee Mendelssohn, JD

Senior Wealth Advisor

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Jack Knapton, CFP®

Wealth Planning Analyst

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Nicholas Koury, MBA, CFP®

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Spencer McKee

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Joseph Palmieri, CFA

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Brent Meilinger

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Kaleigh Price, CFP®

Wealth Planning Associate

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JR Raebiger, CFP®, CTFA

Managing Director - Senior Wealth Advisor

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Bobby Pryhocki

Investment Associate

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Wade Rashilla

Investment Associate

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Meranda Resides

Client Service Specialist

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Casey Robinson, CFP®

Chief Planning Officer

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Lynne Schultz

Business Development Specialist

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Kevin Searfoss, CFP®, CDFA®, BFA™

Senior Wealth Advisor

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Craig Slaubaugh, CFP®

Director - Investments

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Samantha Spitzer, CFP®, CDFA®

Director - Wealth Planning

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Ali Swart, CFP®

Managing Director - Wealth Planning

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Jonathan Tobal

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Eric Vogt, CFP®

Senior Wealth Strategist

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Bryan P. Waldron, CFP®

Director - Wealth Planning

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Michael J. Waldron, CTFA

Wealth Planning Analyst

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Shea A. Waldron, CAP®

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Lindsay Wilcox, CFP®, CHFC®

Strategist - Wealth Planning

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