Our Team - Pittsburgh

Michael King
Managing Director – Investment Officer

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Mike has been dedicated to helping his clients plan and achieve their financial goals since 1983. With 34 years of experience in the financial services industry, Mike has been with Wells Fargo Advisors and its predecessor firms since 1999, serving as both a financial advisor and assistant branch manager. Mike has attended the Barron’s Top Advisors Summit* every year since 2009.

Mike and his team focus the advisory practice around the creation, management, and preservation of the wealth of their clients. The team utilizes a client-centric approach to develop prudent, long-term investment portfolios that emphasize asset allocation and diversification. These carefully constructed portfolios are guided by continuous reviews that adapt to various fluctuations and changes in the financial markets to meet client investment needs. Mike’s goal is to establish life-long client relationships that are built on a foundation of trust and client satisfaction.

As a 1982 Allegheny College graduate, Mike has earned a degree in Economics. Mike is deeply involved in the Pittsburgh community, serving as an active member of Orchard Hill Church in Wexford, PA, and as a coach for the North Pittsburgh Wildcats Hockey organization. Mike has participated in a number of charitable fundraisers over the years. One of the most notable events is America’s Most Beautiful Ride in Lake Tahoe, CA. Over the past 13 years, Mike has cycled in the event for the Leukemia Society in which he has raised over $78,000.

 

*Attendees of the Barron’s Winner’s Circle® Conference were comprised of the 100 financial advisors listed in Barron’s “Top 100 Financial Advisers”, (09/12/2014) as well as 400 financial advisors selected by their firms to attend this event. The 2012 Barron’s Top-100 Financial Advisor award is based on thousands of filtered nominations from investment, insurance, banking and other related firms, which were narrowed down by quantitative and qualitative criteria as well as by examining regulatory records and talking with peers, supervisors, clients and the advisors themselves. Portfolio performance is not a criterion because most advisors do not have audited track records.

Investment products and services are offered through Wells Fargo Advisors. Wells Fargo Advisors is a trade name used by Wells Fargo Clearing Services, LLC, Member SIPC ©2017 Wells Fargo Clearing Services, LLC. All rights reserved. CAR# 0917-01286

Matthew Wagle, CFP®, MBA
First Vice President-Investment Officer

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For over eighteen years Matt has helped clients address their financial concerns and develop sound strategies by focusing on each individual’s specific needs.  His practice provides a comprehensive array of investment services in the accumulation, preservation and transfer of wealth.  Matt combines discipline and compassion to help clients reach their goals through a dynamic process and individually designed plans.

Matt began his career in 1999 as a Financial Advisor with A.G. Edwards, a predecessor firm of Wells Fargo Advisors.  In 2007, he earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM (CFP®) certification by completing an approved educational program, passing a rigorous examination and meeting stringent experience requirements.  In 2013, Matt achieved the Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy designation through the American College.  This program provides him with the knowledge and skills necessary to help his clients realize their philanthropic aspirations.

After earning his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the United States Naval Academy, Matt served as a Naval officer aboard the USS Nicholson.  While stationed at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Dahlgren, Virginia, he obtained a Master’s in Business Administration from Strayer University.

Away from the office, Matt is active with the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy and serves on the board of Life’s Work of Western Pennsylvania.

 

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Nicholas Ravella, C(k)P®, MBA
Financial Advisor & Senior Institutional Consultant

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Nick Ravella is a Senior Institutional Consultant, Financial Advisor and Certified 401(k) Professional. He began his career in the Investment Management industry in 2006. Nick’s experience includes corporate and institutional retirement plan consulting for privately held and publicly traded corporations, as well as non-profit organizations. Additionally, he works with select individual clients to manage wealth and implement investment plans.

Mr. Ravella received his BA degree from John Carroll University and his MBA from the Donahue Graduate School of Business at Duquesne University. He earned his C(k)P, Certified 401(k) Professional designation from The Retirement Advisor University in collaboration with UCLA Anderson School of Business.  Nick was recently selected by the National Association of Plan Advisors (NAPA) as one of the 2016 Top Retirement Plan Advisors under the age of 40 in the United States.*

Mr. Ravella is a member of the Wells Fargo Advisors’ Retirement Plan Advisory Program and is one of the firm’s 75 Senior Institutional Consultants, which advise Wells Fargo Advisors’ largest institutional relationships.

 

* NAPA’s Top 75 Under 40 Advisors were nominated and voted on by industry peers and selected by a NAPA panel of judges based on information about their practice, experience, and accomplishments as provided by nominees. Investment performance is not an explicit

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Kimberlie Bowden
Financial Advisor

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Kim has been in the financial services industry for the past thirteen years, the past nine of which have been spent at Wells Fargo Advisors. Kim is committed to a comprehensive approach to wealth management which addresses all of the cornerstones of wealth as she helps clients to build, manage, protect, and transfer wealth.  Kim takes a personalized approach when it comes to planning as she works directly with each family to help them establish and successfully attain their personal financial goals.

She earned a Bachelor’s degree in finance from Slippery Rock University in 2003.  While at Slippery Rock, Kim was a member of the women’s lacrosse team.  Kim’s previous industry experience was with a life insurance brokerage firm where she spent five years performing protection planning for individuals and small businesses.  Her expertise in insurance services allows us to offer these specialty services to our clients with confidence.

Kim grew up in Roosevelt, Utah, moving to Clarion, Pennsylvania in 1995.  Now she resides in the North Hills area of Pittsburgh.  In her spare time Kim enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, gardening and volunteering her time to help revitalize her neighborhood.

 

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Kevin Wolfendale
Senior Registered Client Associate

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Kevin graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in April 2013 with Summa Cum Laude honors, earning a bachelor’s degree in finance and minor in economics.  Kevin joined Wells Fargo Advisors as an intern in 2012 and has been working with us since.  He has recently been promoted to his current role of Senior Registered Client Associate and is focused entirely on providing exceptional service to our clients.

Kevin grew up in the Fox Chapel area and his interests include participating in and watching sports, spending time with family and friends, and renovating homes with his father and twin brother.

Along with spending time with friends and family, Kevin enjoys fundraising for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.   He has participated in the 2013 “America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride,” a Century Ride for the Society and ran in the 2014 & 2015 “Pineapple Classic 5k”.

Having recently passed his Insurance Exam, he now holds his General Securities Representative Exam (Series 7), Uniform Combined State Law Examination (Series 66), and Insurance License.

 

Investment products and services are offered through Wells Fargo Advisors. Wells Fargo Advisors is a trade name used by Wells Fargo Clearing Services, LLC, Member SIPC ©2017 Wells Fargo Clearing Services, LLC. All rights reserved. CAR#: 0917-01014

Joshua King
Client Associate

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Josh graduated from Liberty University in May 2016 with Cum Laude honors, earning a bachelor’s degree in Financial Planning. In addition to Josh’s degree in Financial Planning, he has completed the CFP® education requirement, which is the first step towards earning the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation.  Josh joined Wells Fargo Advisors as an intern in 2014 and has been working with us ever since.

During his time at Liberty University, Josh was a member of their ice hockey team.  Along with being a student-athlete, Josh was actively involved with his Financial Planning related curriculum and attended the Kingdom Advisors Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Josh grew up in the North Pittsburgh area and his interests include spending time with family, sports, fishing, and spending time outdoors. Josh and his wife, Alison, enjoy traveling to new places and being active members in their church. Alison is currently a teacher at South Park High School teaching the Spanish language.

Josh recently began his current role of Client Associate and is focused entirely on providing exceptional service to our clients. Josh will be working with the rest of the Service Team to ensure all of your service needs are met in a timely and professional manner.

 

Investment products and services are offered through Wells Fargo Advisors. Wells Fargo Advisors is a trade name used by Wells Fargo Clearing Services, LLC, Member SIPC ©2017 Wells Fargo Clearing Services, LLC. All rights reserved. CAR#: 0917-01021