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New Virgina Beach Office Coming this summer!

April 2024

Exciting Update Alert! Guess what, financial fam? We've got some big news brewing here at FGP, and we couldn't wait to spill the beans! 🎉🏢

Warm sandy beaches, refreshing ocean breezes, and the buzz of financial brilliance all around—that's right, we're expanding in #VirginiaBeach! And let us tell you, our future office space is nothing short of AMAZING! But hey, don't just take our word for it...

🎥 We sat down with a few of our Virginia Beach team members to get the inside scoop on what makes our new Virginia Beach office space so special. Let's hear what our incredible team members, Phil Lassiter, Emma Royce, Sean McDaniel, and Ashleigh Lassiter, have to say about this exciting new chapter in our FGP journey. Check out the video and get ready to be inspired! 

April Launch Pad

April 15-17 2024

Welcome to our Launch Pad, where we kickstart careers and foster growth like no other! Financial Growth Partners believes in nurturing talent, fostering friendships, and creating a supportive community that propels everyone toward success. That's why our Launch Pad isn't your typical onboarding experience-it's a transformative journey that sets the stage for your professional adventure!

In April 2024, we had the pleasure of witnessing the magic unfold as many bright minds joined our family. We were able to have Bryce Simmons, Josiah Pope, James Pusey, and Erin Jackson share their incredible journey of Launch Pad with Kelly Pauline, EMBA. From moments of discovery to laughter-filled bonding sessions, their experiences truly embody what makes FGP special.

💬Hear firsthand from our Launch Pad graduates as they share their highlights, insights, and moments of inspiration in our latest video. Get ready to be inspired, motivated, and welcomed into the FGP family with open arms!

First Retreat with our VA Beach Team Powered by M.Code

April 3rd 2024

Get an exclusive peek behind the scenes in our Team Retreats powered by Motivation Code! 🎬💼 In this special feature, our rockstar leader, Will Crossan, teamed up with Kelly and our incredible Virginia Beach crew for an unforgettable M.Code experience!

From sharing life stories to unlocking fresh perspectives, this session was an absolute game-changer! But wait, there's more! Not only did our team sharpen their professional skills, but they also bonded on a whole new level. 🤝💬 Through teamwork and collaboration, they discovered how this session wasn't just about work – it was about personal growth, too! In the video, our amazing team members reflect on their journey, sharing insights, laughs, and those "aha" moments that truly made this experience unforgettable. So, grab your popcorn and get ready to be inspired! Hit that subscribe button to take all the action!

The Loss of a Father & Birth of a Daughter - Alexander Walter's Why Part I

March 21st 2024

The profound impact of losing his father to cancer ignited an unwavering determination within Alexander to compassionately connect with and support others. He shared that deep sense of purpose and compassion in his work as a risk manager, cybersecurity specialist, and process improvement champion for Department of Defense healthcare. However, it was not until the birth of his daughter, who was born with Down Syndrome and required a life-saving heart surgery, that Alexander truly understood the profound opportunity to extend his knowledge and experiences beyond the confines of corporate and government realms and directly impact families.

Mick Melocheck's Meaningful Journey of Giving Back 

March 4th 2024

Mick is extending his heartfelt gratitude and support to the local children's hospital that stands as a beacon of hope and healing in our community. This institution provided crucial care and comfort during Mick's childhood and represents a sanctuary of hope for countless families facing medical challenges. Join Mick in this meaningful journey of giving back to empower lives, inspire resilience, and make a lasting impact on the hearts and futures of our community's children. Together, we are not just donors - we are architects of hope, champions of health, and guardians of childhood dreams. Let us stand united in this cause, for when we uplift others, we rise together.

FGP Gala Awards

FGP Gala Awards

Feb. 23rd 

Thank you to the truly AMAZING Kelly Pauline for throwing us an epic Awards Gala last Friday! It was a night to remember, and Kelly couldn't have done it without each and every one of you adding your own special sparkle.

Financial Growth Partners finished at Diamond level, led by the leadership of Vince Gallo and Kelly Cook. There are over 2,600 FRs in Guardian's Network!! Congratulations to you all, and a BIG THANK YOU to the Collective support of many to make these personal accomplishments possible!

Congratulations to Ambrose Carr, Angela Vahue and Ever Gonzalez for being named as a Forbes Top Financial Security Professional 2023!  


This award is not issued by Guardian or its subsidiaries. The annual Forbes ranking of Top Financial Security Professionals Best-In-State is based on criteria developed and obtained by SHOOK Research, LLC. No compensation was provided in connection with obtaining this rating; however, advisors may choose to pay fees to Forbes and Shook for premium listing features; including, usage rights of the ranking logo. Past performance is not an indication of future results.
Launch Pad continues

Launch Pad continues

November 2022-

Financial Growth Partners held its second Launch Pad training program for our Business Development Associates (advisors new to the financial services industry). The collaborative, week-long meeting was held at our Richmond, Va., office. 

Welcome, Beta 2022 Cohort!

Our next Launch Pad starts Dec 16.

Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

October 2022-

Financial Growth Partners participated in Wear Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness in October and donated more than $500 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Workout4Alzheimer's Walks to End Alzheimer's

Workout4Alzheimer's Walks to End Alzheimer's

October 2022-

Pam Gilmour from our Hunt Valley office had a little FGP help with the Baltimore Walk to End Alzheimer's. Pam and team raised nearly $12,000 for Alzheimer's research.

Caroline Morris joins FGP

October 2022 - 

Financial Growth Partners is excited to announce the addition of Caroline Morris, CFP®, ChFC®, CLU®, RICP® as Vice President and Wealth Management Advisor. From the moment we met Carrie, we knew she was an immediate core value fit and would play a significant role in the firm's cause of advancing human capital. Welcome Carrie!

Carrie says, "Thrilled to be joining this dynamic team! I built my financial planning practice on being actually different in the industry so when I learned that #actuallydifferent is one of Financial Growth Partners written core values, I knew I had found a special and unique firm. Looking forward to rolling up my sleeves with Matt Vahue, CLF® , William R. Crossan III &  to grow the firm of the future!"

Launch Pad 2022

Launch Pad 2022

September 2022-

Financial Growth Partners kicked off its first Launch Pad training program for our Business Development Associates (advisors new to the financial services industry). The collaborative, week-long meeting was held at our Reston, Va., office and included BDAs from our Richmond, Va., Chevy Chase, Md., and Hunt Valley, Md. offices. 

Welcome, Alpha 2022 Cohort!

Our next Launch Pad starts Nov 7 in Richmond.

FGP Welcomes Managing Partners

June 2022-

Financial Growth Partners welcomes our new Managing Partners after a firm re-branding. Managing Partners Matt Vahue, CLF® , William R. Crossan III &  bring an incredible breadth and depth of experience in the financial services field to our clients and advisors. 

"The three of us are grateful for the opportunity to redesign and rebuild Financial Growth Partners into one of the region's and nation's top financial planning firms," said Matt Vahue. "We are in a unique 'established, start-up' position where we are privileged to have walked into an organization with tremendous people making a profitable impact in the lives of their clients.  And then building upon the establishment with an Actually Different approach to an old and mature profession.  Our organization will be filled with highlighters who are constantly in motion and making things happen in a positive and collective way."