Matt Cooper

Matt Cooper

President & Founding Partner
Beacon Pointe Wealth Advisors

Matt is the founding partner and President of Beacon Pointe Wealth Advisors, a member of the Beacon Pointe family of companies and a partnership between Beacon Pointe and other wealth managers around the country. In addition, Matt is responsible for overseeing the Private Client Services Group at Beacon Pointe Advisors and is a member of Beacon Pointe’s Investment Committee. Matt and the original Beacon Pointe partners founded the company in 2002. Prior to the founding of Beacon Pointe, he spent several years with a financial firm in Newport Beach. Matt has been featured in Financial Planning Magazine, Barron’s, Investment News, Financial Advisor IQ, and Forbes, among other publications. He also regularly speaks on a host of wealth management and industry-related topics. Matt’s passion is continuous lifetime learning with a focus on the wealth management and financial life management industry. At a time when the industry is changing more rapidly than any other point in history, Matt’s focus is on building the best possible business to serve clients and to assist other wealth managers in meeting their lifetime goals for themselves and their businesses. Matt graduated from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business with a BS in Finance and Business Economics. While at USC, Matt served as President for the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity. He remains a supporter of both the University and the National Fraternity. Matt serves on the Advisory Committee of Serving People in Need (SPIN), is past President of Newport Mesa National Junior Basketball, past President of the Andersen Elementary School Foundation (DEANS), is a member of Legatus International, and also served on the Investment Committee of The Orange Catholic Foundation. He lives in Newport Beach with his wife Betsy. He and Betsy have three sons. Jack (25) who now works at Beacon Pointe, Ben (23) and Joey (21). He enjoys travel, running and exercise, and spending time with his family.