Petersen Hastings Wealth Advisors Welcomes Mathew Legard as Associate Wealth Advisor

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Petersen Hastings Wealth Advisors is proud to announce the addition of Mathew Legard as an Associate Wealth Advisor for the firm. As an Associate Wealth Advisor at Petersen Hastings, Hayden will assist the Advisory Team in managing existing client relationships and supporting their development of new client relationships. A proud native of the Tri-Cities region, Mathew has long admired Petersen Hastings for its unwavering commitment to clients, adherence to the fiduciary standard, and foundation of shared values.

Having spent his formative years in Kennewick, Mathew graduated from Kamiakin High School in 2019 before pursuing his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance at Gonzaga University, which he completed in 2023. Prior to joining Petersen Hastings, Mathew honed his skills through an internship at a local community bank, where he served as a Lending Intern in the commercial and personal loans division, gaining invaluable experience in client relations.

“Cultivating talent and expertise is at the heart of our commitment to providing exceptional service and guidance to our clients, said Matt Neff, Director of Advisor Services. “We’re thrilled to welcome Mathew Legard to Petersen Hastings Wealth Advisors. His commitment to both financial stewardship and always doing what is best for others, align perfectly with our values.”

With a genuine zeal for numbers and a dedication to assisting clients in attaining their financial aspirations, Mathew brings a dynamic blend of skills to his role. His strong work ethic, unwavering determination, and enthusiasm for continual growth make him an ideal fit for both our clients and our team, positioning him to excel now and in the future.  Beyond his professional endeavors, Mathew is an avid sports enthusiast, particularly passionate about golf. He also finds excitement as an avid Seattle Seahawks fan.

Petersen Hastings Wealth Advisors

Petersen Hastings is a fee-only, Registered Investment Advisory firm located in Kennewick and Walla Walla, WA managing over $1B in client assets. The deeply staffed team, now at 28 team members, provides financially established individuals with clear and personalized visions of their unique financial futures. The result is a more meaningful wealth management experience because of the connections between the firm, advisor, and client.

We do this by utilizing our proprietary client discovery process to dig deeper into each individual situation, always acting only in the best interests of our clients, and by building a team of great advisors through a culture of shared success.

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