In 1988, Matt Ballew formed Ballew Wealth Management with just himself and eight employees. Under his leadership, the firm has grown to become one of the region’s most respected investment firms, now with clients in 15 states.
Matt served as president of Ballew Wealth Management from 1988 through 2001. Today Matt chairs a board of eight financial advisors, lending his guidance on key issues that impact Ballew Wealth Management and its clients. In addition to his role as Chairman of the Board, Matt remains highly active in client service and business development.
Matt earned a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree in accounting from the University of Oklahoma, a Juris Doctorate degree (JD) from the Oklahoma College of Law and a Masters Degree in Taxation (LLM) from the University of New York. He holds Series 7, 8, 24, 53 and 63 licenses.
Although he is a native of Joplin, Missouri, Matt has called Mississippi home since 1968.
Over the years, he has been involved with numerous civic organizations. Recently he has devoted significant energy to the Mississippi Council on Economic Education, serving as a board member and an executive committee member.
Matt is a voracious reader and spends a great deal of time reading financial books and a variety of novels. The remainder of his spare time is occupied either by enjoying his grandchildren or by pursuing his goal of hitting the links in all 50 states.