Each member of our team shares a quality that distinguishes her or him from the regiments of advisors at the large national investment houses: a commitment to helping a select group of clients care for their money through long-term, personal relationships.
Our investment and financial advisor professionals bring sweeping expert knowledge and first-hand experience to work on your behalf, every day and with every interaction.
“I think of my clients as family. It requires empathy and a sense of wanting to protect them, similar to the Rotary promise of ‘Service Above Self‘.”
Ward has been with Bill Few Associates since 1995 and in that time, he has built strong relationships with his clients, helping them achieve their financial goals through clear communication, careful asset allocation, and long-term planning. Ward is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a bachelor’s degree in business management.
Ward lives in the North Hills of Pittsburgh with his wife, Lori, and their poodles, Sadie and Sophie. In his fourth decade of client service, with no plans of retirement, he enjoys skeet shooting, fly-fishing, motorcycling, sxs off-roading, and pinball.
- Ward Garner is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional
- Author of book, How to Protect My Million. For more information, Click Here.
- Member, Board of Directors of Rotary District 7300 Foundation
- Member, Paul Harris Society, part of the Paul Elder Chapter of the Rotary Foundation
- Member, The Founders’ Society, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
- Past District Governor – Rotary District 7300 (July, 2017-June, 2018)
- Recipient of the U.S. Air Force Achievement Medal (1980-1985)
Marisa was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and joined Bill Few Associates in 2020. She works part time as an administrative assistant on the Ward Garner Advisory team. Marisa also works with the Operations Department, and you can find her greeting clients at the reception desk. She lives with her fiancé and two cats in Franklin Park, PA. In her spare time, Marisa enjoys reading, music and family.
Our Planning Process
We’ll be with you every step of the way.
We get to know you and your lifestyle and evaluate your financial situation.
We identify and explain the opportunities for your personalized plan.
Create your plan, and together put the plan into action.
Meet regularly to make sure your plan is on track.
Getting started is easy.
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