Matthew “Matt” Starnes is a native of Granite Falls and has worked in the financial services industry since 2001 as an independent financial advisor. He graduated from Appalachian State University in 2001 having majored in Finance and Insurance. Matt's dedication to his clients and knowledge in the areas of asset management and taxation allow him to provide comprehensive strategies to his clients. He joined Southeast Retirement Planners in December of 2014 and works in partnership with Jeff Prince. By combining their resources they assist clients in aiming to grow and protect their assets, while also providing superior customer service.
Matt enjoys spending time in the outdoors mountain biking and boating with his family. He is also a self-taught photographer who explores the Blue Ridge Mountains for unique photo opportunities offered by nature and the landscape.