Brian T. Gongaware is a Principal of McKinley Carter and serves as Director of Advisory Services. Brian also leads our Pittsburgh office and serves as the firm’s Chief Compliance Officer. Prior to McKinley Carter, Brian was the President and Senior Relationship Manager of NetWorth Investment Advisors, Inc., where he was responsible for managing the firm, new business development, and served as a wealth advisor/client relationship manager. Read More →
Previously, Brian was a Vice President with Mellon Bank's Private Asset Management Group, where he managed over $250 million of investable assets for high-net-worth individuals and families. Brian began his career as an investment officer with PNC Bank. During his tenure, he helped create the Private Investment Counseling Group, a group designed to work with client engagements of $2 million and greater.
Brian has a bachelor's degree in financial planning from Grove City College, an MBA in Finance and Management from Duquesne University and has completed the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) licensing requirements. He has held, and/or currently holds, various leadership and board positions with the Financial Planning Association of Pittsburgh, Baptist Homes Society, Baptist Homes Foundation, Anchorpoint Counseling Ministry, Grove City College Entrepreneurial Advisory Council, University of Pittsburgh Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence Advisory Council, and the North Hills Community Baptist Church. He has also received Pittsburgh Magazine's "Five Star Wealth Manager Award" for the last five consecutive years.