Meet the Team
Matthew P. Thiel, MBA
President, SWS High Point
Senior Wealth Advisor, RJFS
Matt’s practice is innovative by having a commitment to faith, treating clients like family, and being fully invested in the local community: Faith, Family, Community.
Background and Experience
Matt has over 22 years of experience in the industry. Prior to joining Signature Wealth, Matt was a key leader at the High Point branch of Wells Fargo Advisors as a Financial Advisor beginning in February 2002. Prior to his move to High Point, Matt served as the Annuity Director for Wachovia Securities, a predecessor firm of Wells Fargo Advisors, at the corporate headquarters in Charlotte.
Matt received his master’s degree in finance, with honors, from the Vanderbilt Business School. Before finishing graduate school, Matt served for ten years as a Strategic Intelligence Officer with the United States Air Force where he attained the rank of Captain. Matt’s assignments included both peacetime and wartime missions around the world in locations such as Bosnia, Haiti, Japan, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Thailand. Matt received his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical and computer engineering.
Away From The Office
Matt and his wife Emily reside in High Point. They have two beautiful children: Sarah Brian (age 18) and Adam (age 14). Personal interests include college football (Go Irish), tennis, and community service. Matt is active in the High Point community. He is co-chair of the High Point Schools Partnership. He was the 2019 campaign chair for the United Way of Greater High Point. He was a past president of the Rotary Club of Furnitureland and a past president of the String and Splinter City Club. He was the founding chair of the Greater High Point Food Alliance. He is the founder of the Food Security Fund, an initiative of the Greater High Point Food Alliance. Matt is an active member at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church and is a board member of Second Harvest Food Bank. He also serves on the Board of Visitors for High Point University.
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