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Matthew Hayford

Matthew W. Hayford is a Senior Vice President at Morgan Stanley and for nearly two decades, has advised families across the U.S. on asset allocation and financial planning. He specializes in multi-generational planning, trust and estate issues, retirement and financial planning and small business solutions.

Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Mr. Hayford was a Financial Advisor and Senior Vice President of Investments for UBS Financial Services Inc. where he oversaw the strategic and tactical implementation of approximately $500M of private client assets. He was a Principal at Bernstein Investment Research and Management and also previously worked at his family's New Jersey-based manufacturing company and at the Merchants Bank of Burlington, VT.

Mr. Hayford serves on the Board of Advisors of the Pro Lacrosse Group and is co-owner of a Firestone IndyLights Series racecar. He holds a B.S. degree in agricultural and resource economics, majoring in small business management, from the University of Vermont.

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