Matt Blackburn is a Managing Director and co-founder of Class VI Partners Family Office (formerly known as CVA Family Office). Along with Chris Younger and David Tolson, Matt established Class VI Partners Family Office as a Registered Investment Advisor in September of 2016.
With his diverse background in all aspects of wealth planning and management along with over 28 years of experience in assisting high net worth entrepreneurs, Matt’s primary role is to lead the Class VI Partners team and ensure that clients are proactively taking advantage of planning and investment opportunities that align with their unique goals. Along with managing the wealth team at Class VI, Matt leads strategic planning, new product and service development and plays a key role in helping to customize planning and investment management advice for Class VI clients and their families. Helping clients achieve their goals and knowing that they have a trusted partner at Class VI continues to be Matt’s top priority.
Prior to helping launch Class VI Partners in 2016, Matt spent 24 years working in the wealth management divisions of 3 publicly traded financial institutions (Charles Schwab, PNC Wealth Management, and Key Private Bank). Early in his career Matt realized that working with and advising entrepreneurs was his passion and made it a focus. Throughout his career, Matt has assisted affluent business owners with investment management, private investments, whole family education and advisory. In coordination with his clients’ CPA’s and estate attorneys, Matt has also assisted clients with proactive tax, charitable and estate planning strategies.
Matt graduated from Miami University (Ohio) with a degree in Finance and later earned his MBA from Kent State University. Matt and his wife Halle are natives of Cleveland, Ohio, but have been in Colorado for 13 years. They have 3 young adult children and enjoy traveling with and without the kids.