Michael J. Ward, ChFC®, AIFA®

Michael J. Ward, ChFC®, AIFA®

Founder and President

Michael is the founder and president of Wealth Management Partners, LLC, a Pittsburgh-based wealth management firm. Prior to establishing WMP in 2001, Michael was the associate managing director of the Acacia Financial Center of Pittsburgh. During his 16 years with Acacia, Michael held a variety of management positions.

Michael is a Registered Representative, Investment Adviser Representative, and securities principal with Commonwealth Financial Services® (Member FINRA/SIPC).

In addition, Michael is a Chartered Financial Consultant®, holds the Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst® (AIFA®) designation, and maintains FINRA Series 7, 24, 63, and 65 securities registrations. Michael’s primary focus is on providing financial and investment advice based on the client’s long-term goals and objectives.

Michael lives in Beaver, Pennsylvania, with his wife and two children. He is a member of the Brighton Township zoning board and a long serving past member of the Saints Peter and Paul Church finance council.  His hobbies include skiing, boating, gardening, and family time.



Michael J. Ward, ChFC®, AIFA® is proud to have been recognized as a Chairman's Level advisor for 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023—a distinction based on annual production attained by just 3 percent of advisors affiliated with Commonwealth Financial Network®.

Each year, Commonwealth, the Registered Investment Adviser–broker/dealer that helps us process investment transactions on your behalf, recognizes Chairman's Level advisors by inviting them to an exclusive gathering of their peers, leading industry experts, and Commonwealth home office staff. Chairman's Level advisors benefit from an intensive learning and networking experience designed to help them hone their expertise, share best practices, and provide ever-higher levels of service, education, and leadership to their clients.


Office Location:
790 Holiday Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15220
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