Matthew B. Scales CFA®


Matt joined Signal Ridge in 2023 with a primary focus on the firm’s investment decision-making, portfolio construction, and risk management processes. Additionally, Matt publishes quarterly investment market commentary for clients while contributing to the overall management of the firm.

Prior to joining Signal Ridge, Matt founded Stagecoach Investment Consulting in 2018. In 2020 Stagecoach became a registered investment advisor to advise individuals and families with a range of financial needs. Previously, Matt worked in the asset management industry for nearly 25 years holding roles of Investment Director at Wellington Management, U.S Head of Product Development & Strategy at Columbia Threadneedle Investments, Client Advisor at Bridgewater Associates, and Global Equity & Currency Product Team Leader at Putnam Investments. During his time at Putnam Matt also worked with a range of institutional clients from around the world as an ex-patriate in both the U.K and Australia.

Matt holds an MBA in Finance from Boston University’s Questrom School of Business and a BA in Economics from Rollins College, where he was also a co-captain of the varsity baseball team. Matt also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

In his free time, Matt enjoys a range of athletic activities, music and the outdoors and is a board member for SMS Youth Hockey and President of Friends of Lincoln-Sudbury Hockey. He lives in Sudbury, MA with his wife and two boys.

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