Brady McArdle, CFP®
Owner / Principal
Brady McArdle, CFP®, is a Senior Financial Planner and Owner / Principal with Galecki Financial Management. He works with a wide variety of clients from many different industries, with a particularly strong focus on and experience with professionals in the dental industry.
Brady joined Galecki Financial Management in 2007 and became a shareholder in 2010. Overall, he has more than 25 years of experience in asset management and financial services – including more than 15 years in Fee-Only environments.
Brady earned his bachelor’s degree from the Purdue University School of Science in May 1996. Upon graduation, he joined Self Trading Securities, Inc., as a trading consultant. Brady joined Charles Schwab & Co. Inc. in 1999 as a registered representative in the Fishers, IN, regional office. He worked as a Platinum team member serving clients with household assets of more than $1 million. In 2000, Brady transferred to Schwab’s Fort Wayne office and began work as an Investment Specialist.
Schwab closed its Fort Wayne office in 2004, and Brady spent the next two years with two small Registered Investment Advisors and then as Supervising Principal and RIA Manager for Oberlin Financial Corp (now LPL). In May 2006, Brady launched McArdle Financial, LLC. which conducted financial planning and asset management services in a Fee-Only environment.
Brady has a blended family with 6 children with his wife Brigid and he enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, running, and playing tennis. Brady is an avid reader.
- Financial Planning Certificate, Kaplan University, The School of Continuing and Professional Studies, 2006
- Chief Compliance Officer
- President for the Midwest Board of Directors for NAPFA (National Association of Professional Financial Advisors), 2016-2019
- Board Member for the Fort Wayne Country Club 2016-2019
- Board Member for Grey Oaks Community Association 2021-Present