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Matt Buchanan, CFP®, CFS®

Matt Buchanan, CFP®, CFS®

CEO, Founder

Matt understands the need for sound financial advice and applies this understanding to every client interaction. Buchanan Wealth Management was built on the foundation of integrity and the strength of relationship. It strives to serve and advise its clients in a manner that is objective. Matt has been a financial advisor with LPL Financial since 2003. He serves as the company’s founder and Chief Executive Officer, and specializes in wealth management and insurance planning.

Through his hard work and diligence, Matt has been recognized on several occasions by LPL Financial for his outstanding client service. He was recently named to InvestmentNews' national list of top "40 Under 40" financial advisors in 2016 (1). He has also been named by Northern Virginia Magazine as one the area’s “Top Financial Professionals” in 2015, 2016, and 2018 – an award earned solely by nominations from other financial experts. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certificant and a Certified Fund Specialist (CFS®) and has his Series 7, Series 31, Series 66 (through LPL Financial) and insurance licenses.

Matt was raised in Northern Virginia, and currently resides in Reston. He played college baseball in Mississippi for four years before returning to the area. He holds a bachelor of science in business administration from Belhaven University, where he graduated summa cum laude in 2001. He serves on the board of Reston Little League Baseball. He is also currently pursuing a masters of religion from Reformed Theological Seminary in McLean, VA.

Matt and Anna have been married since 2008. Together they have a son, Judah, and two daughters - Harper, and Declan. The family attends Reston Community Church where Matt serves as an elder. Matt enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, golfing, riding his motorcycle, coaching, and watching baseball games.


(1)  Selected from a pool of approximately 800 nominees by a panel of reporters, editors, and other representatives of InvestmentNews. Winners were chosen based on their level of accomplishment, contribution to the financial advice industry, leadership, and promise for the future

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Reston, VA  20190

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