Matthew Bartolomei received his J.D. in 1994 and continues to be a member of the Florida Bar. However, he shifted his talents from the practice of law to Financial advising in 2007. He is currently Associate Vice President of Wealth Management for Morgan Stanley. With over 20 years of professional experience, Matt brings diverse skills and perspective to wealth management. He combines his knowledge of finance with his desire to help families live more meaningfully. Part of his practice includes working with divorcing individuals, their attorneys, and collaborative professionals to help navigate the complex emotional and financial issues associated with divorce. From budgeting to post-divorce investment management, he strives to help my clients become more knowledgeable, confident, and empowered about their financial future. His practice is built on three pillars: honesty, integrity, and perspective. This approach enables him to build meaningful, long-lasting relationships with his clients and their families. He is passionate about the Collaborative process, particularly the role of the Allied Professional in supporting the process appropriately. Matt has been involved in many Collaborative interdisciplinary team cases as an Allied Professional in a financial advising role. He also serves as a Board Member of the Collaborative Family Law Group of Central Florida and has been working to refine educational materials directed at the integration of newly trained Allied Professionals into Collaborative practice groups.