Matthew Gaines, CFP®, CFA®, is an experienced financial leader and trusted advisor. Prior to joining Paragon, he was the client services director at Altair Advisers where he was responsible for investment management, financial planning and client education services. He is an active volunteer for large foundations and endowments, serving on their professional advisory and investment committees. Mr. Gaines is a Certified Financial Planner™ certificant, a Chartered Financial Analyst® charterholder and a member of the CFA Society of Chicago. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Personal Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.