Vice President of Business Development
Mr. Matt Woehnker serves as the Vice President of Business Development at WBI. He is responsible for sales and distribution across wirehouses, banks, independent broker-dealers, and RIAs.
Mr. Woehnker joined the firm in 2012 serving as Regional Director and quickly proved himself to be one of the top performers as he increased assets in his territory tenfold during a ten-month timeframe. In his role as Director of Business Development, Mr. Woehnker was responsible for sales and distribution in institutional channels, as well as expanding and maintaining broker-dealer relationships. He opened firm distribution opportunity to channels with $4 trillion in assets.
Mr. Woehnker’s previous work experience includes time at Lord Abbett and BlackRock/iShares. As Regional Consultant at Lord Abbett, he partnered with advisors and high-net-worth individuals by providing solutions to navigate current market conditions. He created and developed business plans for territories across the U.S. working with wirehouses, independent, and RIA channels. At BlackRock/iShares, Woehnker worked as Business Development Associate where he established and expanded ETF sales and implementation within independent broker-dealer channels. He advised and educated the sales team and advisors on ETF strategies and solutions. Woehnker manages the firm’s Regional Directors and Internal Wholesalers as well as continuing to develop opportunities across wirehouses, banks, independent broker-dealers, RIAs, and institutions.
Mr. Woehnker earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Elizabethtown College and is FINRA Series 7, 24, and 66 registered.