With more than a decade of experience in the financial services industry, Jake is committed to helping clients pursue their financial goals, navigate the markets through both good and uncertain times, and preserve their legacies.
Jake works closely with clients to develop sophisticated, yet clear strategies to help them achieve their objectives. He monitors both the retirement planning and investment landscape to stay up to date on the latest trends to help optimize appropriate financial solutions for clients. Additionally, he is responsible for the oversight of Falcon Wealth Advisors’ culture and is committed to providing clients with an excellent experience.
Jake earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio. He holds the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor® (CRPC®) designation and has completed the Investment Strategies and Portfolio Management Executive Education Program at The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. In 2016, Jake was featured in Ingram’s Magazine’s prestigious “40 Under 40” list. He was also listed in the Forbes 2018, 2019, and 2020 list of America’s Top Next-Gen Wealth Advisors. In 2020, he ranked #1 for the state of Kansas.
In his free time Jake enjoys playing golf, attending sporting events, and traveling with his wife Rachel.
Cory has spent his entire professional career dedicated to financial planning and asset management. His personal relationships allow him to help guide clients towards their retirement goals with careful planning and attention to investment details.
Cory works with clients to create and implement comprehensive, goals driven financial plans and investment strategies. He is also responsible for the professional development of team members and maintaining a client centric environment.
Cory graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Central Missouri. He holds the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor® (CRPC®) designation and has completed the Investment Strategies and Portfolio Management Executive Education Program at The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. In 2014, Cory was recognized as one of Ingram’s Magazine’s exclusive “20 in their Twenties” honoring outstanding, young entrepreneurs in the Kansas City area.
In his free time, Cory enjoys playing tennis, reading, and spending time with his wife Cassie.
Samantha and Jake have worked together since 2008. Her primary role is ensuring every client receives an excellent experience when working with our team. She is responsible for onboarding new clients as well as helping current clients understand their account statements, take distributions, rollover and transfer funds, and other administrative tasks. Samantha also works directly with our custodian, Charles Schwab, as our client liaison. As a Managing Director, she is also responsible for mentoring and training new client service team members, as well as making sure that the daily functions of the business run smoothly.
Samantha earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance with a Minor in Economics from Park
University. She also maintains her Series 7 General Securities and Series 66 NASAA Uniform Combined State Law licenses.
In her free time, Sam enjoys spending time outdoors in her hometown of Carrollton, Missouri, and spending time with her husband, Jimmy, and their twins, Jackson and Ava.
By working in the Wealth Management division of Falcon Wealth Advisors, James area of focus includes client service, financial planning, and investment management. He is committed to maintaining and strengthening client relationships as well as developing new ones. James’ primary responsibility is ensuring clients receive a personalized, comprehensive wealth management experience.
James earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and Philosophy with an emphasis in Ethics from Westminster College. He has also completed the Financial Planning Certificate Program through Bryant University's Executive Development Center. After completing the program, James went on to obtain one of the highest designations in the financial planning field, the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification in 2019. Studying for over 265 hours, James passed the exam in July and acquired the CFP® mark shortly after. James maintains his Series 7 General Securities and Series 66 NASAA Uniform Combined State Law licenses.
In his free time, James enjoys spending time with family and friends, attending Sporting Kansas City games, traveling, and cooking. In addition, in 2015 James was an Escort in the Belles of the American Royal.
Maddie is responsible for preparing and updating financial plans, performance reports, and other Falcon Wealth Advisors collateral for client meetings. She furthers her education by
learning more about latest trends and improvements in financial planning software. She also helps our clients access their account information through their online portal.
Maddie earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism with an emphasis in Strategic Communication from the University of Kansas. Maddie also maintains the Financial Planning For Qualified Professionals (FPQP™) designation.
In her free time, Maddie enjoys exercising, watching KU Basketball games, and spending time with her husband Brad.
Abby is responsible for researching stocks and bonds, as well as keeping up to date with the current positions in our portfolio. Her role also involves tracking the performance and allocations of our portfolio.
Abby earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a focus in Marketing from Liberty University. Abby also maintains her Series 7 General Securities and Series 66 NASAA Uniform Combined State Law licenses.
In her free time, Abby enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her husband Trey.
Matt is responsible for identifying tax planning opportunities for our clients. He evaluates the details of each financial plan to maximize the tax efficiency. This helps separate our practice from others as he identifies strategies other financial planners may overlook.
Matt earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Kansas. Matt also holds his Series 7 and 66 licenses. He was recently awarded the only nationally recognized tax designation, CTS™ (Certified Tax Specialist™). This designation focuses on personal income taxes and methods to reduce tax liability.
In his free time, Matt enjoys playing golf, fishing and keeping up with the Kansas Jayhawks.
Matthew is responsible for researching stocks and bonds, as well as keeping up to date with the current positions in our portfolio. His role also involves tracking the performance and allocations of our portfolio.
Matthew earned his Bachelor of Science in Finance with a concentration in Business Analytics from the University of Kansas. Matthew holds his Series 7 & 66 licenses.
In his free time, Matthew enjoys watching sports, playing golf, and going to the lake.
Working in the Financial Planning Division, Matthew is responsible for creating comprehensive financial plans, generating performance reports, providing content for our blog, and providing support to the Wealth Management Team.
Matthew earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Personal Financial Planning at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Matthew continued his education beyond graduating and went on to obtain his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification, one of the highest designations in the financial planning field, to acquire the CFP® mark. Matthew also maintains his Series 7 General Securities and Series 66.
In his free time, Matthew enjoys playing basketball, spending time with friends and family, reading, and following his favorite sports teams.
As a Client Service Associate, Abbie is responsible for onboarding new clients as well as helping current clients understand their account statements, take distributions, and rollover and transfer funds. Her responsibilities also include preparing account maintenance paperwork and performing other administrative roles around the office.
Abbie earned her Bachelors Degrees in Marketing and Management from the University of Kansas.
In her free time, Abbie enjoys cooking, being active, and spending time with her friends and family.