Matt Busick, CFP®Founder and Managing Partner
Matt has a strong reputation for his experience and skills as a financial planner, an investment advisor, and an investment fund manager. In addition to leading the day-to-day operations of RGWC, Matt serves as the managing member of River Glen Private Capital Investors LLC, a pooled investment vehicle that makes venture debt and equity investments on behalf of the LLC’s members in various start-up and entrepreneurial ventures.
Before founding RGWC in 2008, for nearly fifteen years Matt served clients as a registered representative with various securities firms including American Express Financial Advisors, Inc. While with American Express, Matt was awarded, for 10 consecutive years (1995-2005), the President’s Recognition for Quality Advice, the firm’s highest distinction for financial planning quality.
Matt earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development and Social Policy from Northwestern University, and a MBA in Finance from the University of Iowa. He serves as a director on the boards of New Tech Ceramics Inc., The Rotary Club of Des Moines, and Saint John’s Lutheran Church.
Outside work, Matt volunteers as a member of the Rotary Youth Exchange Committee for The Rotary Club of Des Moines, and contributes in a variety of ways to St. John’s Lutheran Church. Matt and his wife Betsy, who both grew up in northeastern Iowa, have two children and live in Des Moines.