At Wealthcare Financial Group, Inc., our goal is to go above and beyond to help our clients meet their financial goals. We have experience providing a wide range of services designed to help you along your financial journey. We also place a high value on education, both for our clients and ourselves as professionals in the personal and institutional finance industry. Whether you are looking for personalized service or want to invest on your own, we can help.
“We are grateful to serve the needs of families and business owners who have chosen our firm to help them find the right answers and solutions for their financial needs and concerns.”
--Martin A. Smith, President
In addition to being a personal finance blogger, Martin is a proud alumnus of Howard University and a 25+ year veteran in the financial services industry with a focus on retirement planning, investment management, and fiduciary consulting. He uses his years of experience to help clients as the founder and president of Wealthcare Financial Group, Inc. The need for prudent guidance and high-quality service is the basis for his business philosophy.
To serve the unique needs of high-net worth individuals and family offices with more breadth and depth than what is traditionally offered by wealth management firms, Martin has completed a master’s degree in commercial real estate finance at Georgetown University. He has also completed several financial designations, including the Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®) and Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst (AIFA®) designations, as administered by the Center for Fiduciary Studies (aka, “Fiduciary360”).
Martin splits his time between Washington, D.C. and the Atlanta metro area, where he is actively hiring and training new financial advisors as well as recruiting new investment firms to join the Wealthcare Financial Group, Inc. family of firms. He and his wife, Walida, have seven children.
Tariq is a financial advisor who brings many years of experience in financial and retirement planning, including capital management, risk assessment, and trading strategies to serve the needs of his clients. Additionally, through Wealthcare Financial Group, Inc., Tariq has expanded firm growth opportunities by leveraging digital technology on behalf of clients, providing the most technology-forward solutions in a rapidly-evolving industry.
Sean earned his bachelor of business administration degree in finance from Howard University in 1987. He has spent over 30 years in commercial banking, with an emphasis in consumer and small business lending. Sean advocates for greater financial education within social and faith-based organizations in the Metro D.C. area, and he teaches and works with a variety of non-profit organizations to promote financial literacy.
Over the course of his career, Sean has seen the powerful impact financial literacy has in elevating individuals and families from poverty to prosperity. He is passionate about helping people learn to effectively handle money, credit, debt, and risk. He has worked diligently to help create empowered communities while building individuals’ financial dignity.
Christopher London has proven himself to be a polished professional who provides exceptional service to clients in spheres both political and corporate. His customized approach stems from his extensive experience in management, hospitality, and more than 16 years in financial services.
As a former financial consultant with A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc., he has held the Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS) certification, obtained from the College of Financial Planning.
Mr. London has maintained a sure commitment to serving others. This is seen through his many philanthropic endeavors. He has volunteered with such groups as NSAL and many others. He has received awards for his outstanding commitment and support of the community. Currently, he serves on the board of the NICE foundation and teaches financial literacy pro bono to students at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts.
Marcus is a Howard University alumnus and is currently licensed in annuities and life insurance with the Wealthcare Financial Group, Inc. insurance agency. With over 20 years of experience in the field, Marcus has proven himself by winning the Rising Star Award and the 1st place Customer Service Award before joining Wealthcare. He is committed to helping you with custom income wealth-building strategies to quickly implement in your life, designed to reach your financial goals and protect your retirement nest egg.
Outside of business, Marcus is a current SAG actor in productions like The Wire, VEEP, House Of Cards, SALT, and Like A Boss. Marcus is a former U.S. Marine who served in Operation Desert Storm. He enjoys spending time with his lovely wife, Eva, their precious baby girl, and their pet dove named Love.
David D. Collins is a graduate of Grambling State University where he majored in Computer Science with a concentration in software engineering. David has 20 years of customer service experience and is known for his humorous personality. David has a love for numbers and is a financial educator at heart. His love for the community led him to become a licensed insurance agent and financial advisor. David completed his certified financial planner (CFP) coursework through Louisiana State University. He is on track to become a chartered financial consultant (ChFC) through The American College of Financial Services.
David believes in community service and has volunteered to serve on various committees such as Economic Empowerment and Financial Literacy. David has assisted in creating programs and partnerships that provide financial education and empowerment in the areas of debt freedom, investments, insurance, retirement, and estate planning. David’s diversitydiverse background enables him to reach individuals, youth, entrepreneurs, and business owners.
David is married to Angela Collins. They are partners in life, ministry, and business. David’s goal is to give his clients sound, balanced, and unbiased financial advice as a partner in their prosperity.
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