Matthew C. Jessup
Chief Executive Officer, Managing Partner
Matthew started in the financial planning industry in August 1999 with UBS Financial Services. He majored in financial services and graduated from Wright State University in 2004. After college, he started to build his client base, learning the wealth management business from the ground up. In November 2009, he separated from UBS and founded Jessup Wealth Management in Oakwood, Ohio.
Matthew resides in Oakwood with his wife, Rachel; sons, Rowen and Micah; and daughter, Evelyn. Matt and his family attend Church of the Cross in Kettering and has been active on several nonprofit boards over the years, including the Ronald McDonald House of Dayton, Human Race Theatre, Dayton Art Institute’s Planned Giving Council, and Oakwood City Schools Foundation. Matthew has been a part of Commonwealth's President’s Club* and has also been named a Five Star Wealth Manager** in Cincinnati Magazine. Matthew was named to the Dayton Business Journal’s 40 Under 40*** and Emerging Leaders lists in 2020. At the office, Matthew is usually accompanied by his dog Louis.
*A distinction based on annual production; for 2019, this was attained by 13 percent of advisors affiliated with Commonwealth Financial Network®. Each year, Commonwealth, the Registered Investment Adviser–broker/dealer that helps us process investment transactions on your behalf, recognizes President's Club advisors by inviting them to an exclusive gathering of their peers, leading industry experts, and Commonwealth home office staff. President's Club advisors benefit from an intensive learning and networking experience designed to help them hone their expertise, share best practices, and provide ever-higher levels of service, education, and leadership to their clients.
**Based on 10 objective eligibility and evaluation criteria, including a minimum of 5 years as an active credentialed financial professional, favorable regulatory and complaint history, accepts new clients, client retention rates, client assets administered, education, and professional designations. 1,667 Cincinnati wealth managers were considered for the award; 427 (26 percent of candidates) were named 2015 Five Star Wealth Managers. (The criteria provided reflects the most recent year for which the advisor received the award. The criteria used, the number of wealth managers considered for the award, and the percentage of those who receive the award may vary from year to year.) These awards are not indicative of the wealth managers' future performance. Your experiences may vary. For more information, please visit www.fivestarprofessional.com.
***The Dayton Business Journal's 2020 40 Under 40 award recognizes young professionals in the Miami Valley and is based on their professional accomplishments, community leadership, and awards and milestones. This award is not specific to financial services.
Q&A with Matthew Jessup