Max Kortegast, CFP®

Assistant Vice President

Max is an advisor based in the firm’s Potomac, MD office, supporting the broader team in all aspects of the financial planning process and managing client relationships.

He joined the team from Merrill Lynch, where he spent seven years working first as a financial solutions advisor before transitioning to his role as a portfolio advisor.

A graduate of James Madison University, Max now utilizes his skills as a former college ice hockey player to coach a local youth hockey team. He is also an avid golfer, having recently started playing USGA Mid-Amateur golf in both Maryland and Virginia.

Previous Experience

  • Portfolio Advisor at Merrill Lynch
  • Financial Solutions Advisor at Merrill Lynch

Education & Credentials

  • BS, James Madison University, Finance & Marketing
  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP®)


Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (CFP Board) owns the certification marks CFP®, Certified Financial Planner, and CFP® (with plaque design) in the United States, which it authorizes use of by individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.

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