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Top Advisor and Matthew Halloran has been featured in the following articles.
Matthew Halloran is a consultant/coach, founder of Top Advisor
Coaching, LLC, author, speaker, husband and father of two. Born
and raised in Kalamazoo, Michigan, he served in the US Navy in
1990 directly out of high school and soon thereafter found himself
at war in the Persian Gulf. He achieved several distinguished
honors while serving, including an Enlisted Service Warfare
Specialist and Navy Achievement Medal. After his service, he
returned to Kalamazoo and earned an Associates and then a
Bachelor’s Degree from Western Michigan Universities Lee’s
Honors College. While in college, he met his wife, Angela, and the
two were married in the summer of 1999. Following graduation,
Matthew took an internship in Omaha, consulting doctors on bio-
medical ethics, which is where he and his family remained for
thirteen years. During that time, Angela and Matthew worked at
Boys Town and lived with 36 at risk teenage youth.
While still in Omaha, Matthew earned his master’s degree as a
therapist and coach. In 2012, Matthew returned with his family
to Michigan, where he and Top Advisor Coaching are now based.
Over the past decade, he has honed his coaching, consulting, and
writing skills and developed a coaching style uniquely inspiring in
the financial services industry. Matthew has published two books,
The Social Media Handbook for Financial Advisors and The 99 Best
Ideas for Financial Services Professionals to Use in Their Practice,
written over 50 articles for Investment News and Financial
Planning Magazine, has been interviewed and featured in the Wall
Street Journal, and was the featured consultant for season two of
the series Practice Makeover.
Angela Halloran grew up in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She was interested early on in music and played the
cello in the Kalamazoo Junior Symphony. When she went to college, she changed her focus from music
to the study of biology, geology, and astronomy and became a high school science teacher. She became
more deeply involved in helping children when she and her husband, Matthew, became family teachers
at Boys Town in Omaha, Nebraska. For five years, they helped over forty young men learn how to be
responsible and successful in school and life. While living there, Angela gave birth to twin boys in 2003,
Wesley and Derek. After they decided to leave Boys Town, Angela earned her Master’s Degree and
taught at Millard South High School from 2007-2012. Deciding they needed to be around their families,
they returned after a 13 year absence to their home in southwestern Michigan. After moving back to
Kalamazoo, Angela joined with Top Advisor Coaching in 2012 to become the event planner and manage
the finances and organization of her husband’s company.
Aric gained his vast coaching experience while working with children and families at Boys Town in
Nebraska. He used his natural ability to help those become more successful, whether it be the kids in his
home, their family’s’, or the other professionals in the organization. Aric’s passion for helping others
achieve balance with peace and prosperity lead him to work with Matthew Halloran at Top Advisor
Coaching. Starting off working with Associate/Junior Advisors, Aric has become a great Financial Services
Coach, understanding the ins and outs of all aspects of a Financial Advisor’s life and practice. “Balance is
a choice. It’s not always an easy choice, but with the right guidance, accountability, and support you can
achieve it. At the end of the day I think all of us strive to hear the words “Well done, good and faithful
servant.” I know I do.” - Aric