In his role as an RIA Consultant for Palladium Group, Matt is passionate about collaborating with financial advisors to secure the future of their clients. He focuses on designing and implementing risk solutions using life insurance, retirement income annuities, disability income insurance, and long-term care funding. Matt also serves as a member of the executive leadership strategy team for Ash Brokerage.
Matt graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics from Benedictine College in 1981. He also earned a master of science, financial services, degree from the American College. While in college, he became licensed to sell insurance and joined his father’s company, Louis J. McAvoy and Associates, Inc., in November 1981 and its successor company, Target Insurance Services, Inc. In November 2018, Matt sold Target Insurance Services, Inc. to Ash Brokerage.
Matt has completed his Chartered Life Underwriter and Chartered Financial Consultant designations. Additionally, he has completed his Long-Term Care Professional designation from The Health Insurance Association of America. Matt also holds active security registrations: Series 6,7, 63, and 24.
Matt is very active at both a local and national level with industry-related duties. He is a past president of The National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies and a past Director of Life Happens. While president of The National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies, he was instrumental in integrating the American Council of Life Insurance’s (ACLI) anti-money laundering testing as an accepted testing benchmark for life insurance agent under The Patriot Act.
Matt and his wife, Sheryl, have a daughter, Caitlin, and two golden retrievers, Archer and Truman.