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Meet our Planners

ACG Clients work with a Planner from day one.  No call centers. Clients get a free financial plan included with their relationship. 


Mathew Coyle, CFP®
Director of Financial Planning

Mat is the Director of Planning and Senior Fiduciary Advisor at ACG.  With 20+ years of industry experience, he oversees planning programs for individuals at the firm.  He joined ACG in 2017 after 10 years of independent practice and works with individuals to help plan their financial futures.  In addition to selecting and monitoring individual portfolios, he also works closely with the firm's initiatives in financial wellness on behalf of corporate and Retirement Plan Sponsor Clients.  He passed the CFP® Board exam in 2012.  Through his career he has held multiple roles in both personal wealth advisory and securities trading environments.

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Jay Thorp
Senior Planner

Whether you're planning for retirement, saving for your children's college, or building a legacy, Jay can develop specific strategies to help you achieve your goals.  Jay attributes his success to his mom and grandma, who always insisted that he dream bigger. They worked hard to ensure he had the vision and education to bring dreams to life. Their commitment to Jay's future instilled his drive to help clients' financial dreams come true, too.  Jay earned his degree studying Investment Management, Psychology, and Economics at Hamline University. He has been in the industry since 1996 and is in the process of becoming a CFP.  Jay lives with his family in Stillwater, MN. He coaches his kids' softball and baseball teams in addition to running a 40-acre family hobby farm with dairy cows, chickens, bees, and orchards!


John Conway
Senior Planner

John is dedicated to organizing group participant engagement, creating participant communications, and providing participant education and assistance at ACG since 2003. John is routinely recognized by plan sponsors for his unique ability to meet participants “where they are” and communicate complicated concepts in a down-to-earth manner that gives the average participant confidence to take appropriate action. John works with any ACG plan sponsor client whose contract calls for the creation and delivery of financial wellness or group participant services.  

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