Meet the Team
Matthew P. Thiel, MBA
President, SWS High Point
Senior Wealth Advisor, RJFS
Matt’s practice focuses on providing wealth preservation strategies and retirement planning advice to high net worth families and businesses. Matt’s experience is in investment planning.
Background and Experience
Matt has 20 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 14) and Adam (age 10). Personal interests include college football (Go Irish), tennis, and community service. Matt is active in the High Point community. He also is the incoming 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 Club. He is also a member of the executive team of the Greater High Point Food Alliance. Matt serves on his church finance council at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church and is a board member 2nd Harvest Food Bank. He also serves on the Board of Visitors for High Point University.
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