Meet the Team

Wealth Manager


Matt Beaver


Matt Beaver

President and CEO

a little bit about me

Matt Beaver is the president and CEO of GRIT wealth management. Matt has more than 9 years of experience in the investment and advice industry, has passed the Series 65, 66, 7 and 24 securities exams. Matt holds life and health insurance licenses in Kansas, Illinois and Missouri. Matt graduated with his MBA from Washington University in St. Louis, and his B.A. in Finance and International Business from Saint Louis University.

Matt is Married to his remarkably beautiful and intelligent wife Laura and has four children Elaine, Nora, John and Annabelle. When he is not working for his clients, spending time with his wife or playing with his kids he is generally sleeping.

Independent - Fully Integrated - Multidisciplinary

Matt is passionate about St. Louis and serving in the community. He has been involved in a number of nonprofit starts ups and advisory boards. Currently, Matt is on the board of Man of Valor a local nonprofit dedicated to providing men and their families with the necessary resources and tools that can empower them to transform their lives and impact their communities. Ultimately, Matt has a vision of starting safe houses for children that have experienced childhood trauma. The goal is to create a home where children are healed from deeply distressing situations they have faced.


Service Associate

Lisa Young


Lisa Young

Senior Client Service Associate

a little bit about me

Lisa Young is our Senior Client Service Associate. She is the main point of contact for managing our day-to-day affairs; including coordinating incoming and outgoing communications, managing account documentation, executing asset and cash movements and quarterbacking general client interaction with the team. Lisa enjoys serving at her local church. When Lisa is not working or volunteering you can usually find her rock climbing.