Meet Our Team
Experienced – Objective – Recognized

Certified Financial Planner

Matthew B. Boersen CFP®

Certified Financial Planner™

Matthew grew up in the West Michigan area and loves the unique mix of being a short drive to both a beautiful lake shore and a thriving city. Matthew and his wife live in Jenison with their 2 year old daughter. They attend Crossroads Bible Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan and are involved in several ministries there including Abba’s Answer, which assists families who have adopted or are fostering children.

Matthew enjoys watching almost any sport, but especially college football and March Madness. In the summer, he enjoys playing golf on the many great area courses Michigan has to offer, as well as slowly chipping away at completing his goal of playing golf in all 50 states. Additionally, he organizes a adult slow-pitch softball team each year, allowing him and many friends to make fools of themselves out on the diamond.

Matthew graduated Magnum Cum Laude from Grand Valley State University’s finance department.

Matthew attained the Certified Financial Planner designation, widely considered to be the top standard designation for the financial planning profession. A CFP® designation signifies the advanced level of knowledge, experience, and understanding attained in financial planning for both individuals and small businesses.

Matthew started Straight Path Wealth Management in 2011 in order to offer clients the objective, conflict-free advice they needed.

  • 1344 Baldwin St Jenison, MI 49428
  • 616.288.3670
  • matthew@straightpathwealth.com

MBA

Derrin Leigh MBA

Masters of Business Administration

A native of Florida, Derrin has made the Grand Rapids metro area her home for 24 years.

Derrin is an outdoor enthusiast and enjoys her 16 acre country home by Whitefish Lake in Pierson, MI. She fills her time traveling and reveling in outdoor activities.

Derrin graduated from Grand Valley State University with her bachelors degree in finance followed by her Masters in Business Administration.

She started in the financial industry in 1999, launching Financial Architects in 2003, an independent financial advisory firm. In 2009, she made the transition to a fee-only Registered Investment Advisor model. In 2013, Financial Architects became Straight Path Wealth Management after combining with Matthew Boersen.

  • 4430 Bass Lake Rd. Pierson, MI 49330
  • 616.334.3427
  • derrin@straightpathwealth.com
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