Wayne Patterson, CPA, CFA, AIF®

Senior Advisor

As a Senior Advisor, Wayne focuses on helping clients reach their financial goals by managing their portfolio investments and overseeing their retirement and cash flow planning.He is a member of the FAI Investment Committee and is involved in a variety of investment and planning related projects.

Wayne also consults with small business owners who sponsor company-based 401(k) plans. Wayne assists plan sponsors meet their fiduciary duty to prudently manage their employee retirement plans. He also offers investment education to plan participants.

Retirement Planning:

Many of Wayne’s clients are close to, or have already reached, retirement age.  Wayne enjoys working collaboratively with clients to help them choose saving and spending options that will allow them to maintain their lifestyles throughout retirement.  His goal is to help clients look forward to this stage of life with ease and confidence. 

Investment Management:

With significant investment experience, Wayne enjoys working with associates and clients to create portfolios that offer both capital preservation and capital appreciation.  Wayne’s overall objective is to help build and maintain risk-focused portfolios that will meet our client’s lifetime investment needs.

Present Affilitions

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • CFA Institute
  • Washington Society of Investment Analysts
  • Center for Fiduciary Studies

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Maryland - College Park in Accounting
  • Bachelor’s Degree from Western Maryland College (now McDaniel College) in American Studies

Designations

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®)

Awards

  • Five Star Wealth Advisor – 2015
  • Awards from Future Business Leaders of America and the Washington Society of Investment Analyst for education outreach

Personal Interests

Wayne and his wife Anne have lived in Annapolis for more than 35 years.They have one daughter, Claire.Wayne enjoys family, music, reading, travel, and a variety of outdoor sports and activities.

Recent News

Recent News

The SECURE Act --Tips to Help You Decipher the Fine Print

The SECURE Act --Tips to Help You Decipher the Fine Print

1/18/2020 12:00:00 AM EST
6 days ago

On December 20, 2019, the President signed the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019 (SECURE Act) into law.  The passage has ...

Q4 2019 Investment Commentary Webinar

Q4 2019 Investment Commentary Webinar

1/11/2020 12:00:00 AM EST
a week ago

January 30, 2020 | 11am

Presidential Elections – Fear Is Significantly More Than Market Impact 

Curt Gross, Chief Investment Officer, will be hosting a webinar at the ...

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Q4 2019 - Quarterly Commentary & Webinar

Q4 2019 - Quarterly Commentary & Webinar

1/30/2020 11:00:00 AM EST

Memorial Day: Office Closed

Memorial Day: Office Closed

5/25/2020 12:00:00 AM EDT
The FAI Office will be closed on Memorial Day.