“We chose the name Rede® because it perfectly describes our mission of providing helpful advice, continuous consult and ready access to a wealth of knowledge that will aid in the financial journey of our clients. That’s what we do. Advice is our business, and we’re REDEFINING the way our clients think about advice."
Stephen J. McNaughton
CEO & Co-Founder
As a producing Branch Manager, he worked for one of the world’s largest global wealth management firms and then a smaller, more nationally focused firm before founding Rede ®. Steve is originally from New York and has a B.A. from the University of Virginia. He has also served on the boards of the Boys & Girls Club of Central Virginia, Computers 4 Kids and the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation.
Matthew H. Dawson
COO & Co-Founder
Matt began his career in the financial services industry in 2007. In 2010, he attained the Certified Financial Planner™ professional certification, just one example of his ongoing commitment to professionalism and providing his clients with knowledgeable, ethical advice. Matt brings broad business and personal experience to his work as a Wealth Advisor, having founded an Internet technology firm and growing it into a successful and meaningful enterprise. Subsequently, he sold the profitable business to a publicly traded Internet company. Matt holds a B.S. in Business from Liberty University.