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

How Volatility Takes Away Your Financial Freedom

How Volatility Takes Away Your Financial Freedom

1/14/2019 12:00:00 AM EST
3 days ago

This is not an article about risk tolerance, or how comfortable you are with market volatility. 

That concept is very important, because many financial decisions ...

FAI's 4th Quarter Investment Review

FAI's 4th Quarter Investment Review

1/14/2019 12:00:00 AM EST
3 days ago

Beginning in 2019, Curt Gross, Chief of Investments, will be hosting a webinar at the end of each quarter to review his Quarterly Investment Commentary ...

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

FAI's Quarterly Investment Review Webinar

FAI's Quarterly Investment Review Webinar

1/31/2019 11:00:00 AM EST
Curt Gross, FAI's Chief Investment Officer, will be going ...

President's Day: Office Closed

President's Day: Office Closed

2/18/2019 12:00:00 AM EST
FAI's Office is closed due to President's Day.