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OneDigital Welcomes Matthew J. Hedley to Strengthen Retirement Division

Hedley to provide specialized retirement solutions across the DC, Maryland, and Virginia markets

OVERLAND PARK, KS – January 5, 2023 – OneDigital Investment Advisors, an SEC-registered investment adviser and wholly owned subsidiary of OneDigital, a leading insurance brokerage, financial services and HR consulting firm (“OneDigital”), today announced the company has hired Matthew J. Hedley, CFP® as Director, Retirement Services. Hedley will join OneDigital’s Retirement + Wealth team to support the company’s continued growth in retirement plan services.

Hedley comes to OneDigital with over 15 years of retirement plan industry experience. Most recently serving as Director, Lead Consultant Retirement Plan Advisory with Lowe Brockenbrough, Hedley was primarily responsible for leading the for-profit and not-for-profit retirement plan strategies and solutions for the firm’s institutional clients. To offer even more robust solutions for Hedley’s plan sponsors, Brockenbrough transitioned its 401(k) and 403(b) retirement plan advisory business to OneDigital. Hedley’s expertise spans participant outcome optimization consulting, fee benchmarking, legislative & regulatory updates and investment analysis. In 2021, Hedley was recognized by the National Association of Plan Advisors as a Top Retirement Plan Advisor Under 40* and is a sought-after speaker at financial conferences and events.

Matt Hedley is an important hire for our growing retirement and wealth practice at OneDigital as we continue to add top talent across the DMV market. Matt brings a wealth of experience in aligning plan sponsors with retirement plan strategies that achieve broader corporate goals and objectives.
 
- Jania Stout, Senior Vice President, OneDigital Retirement Services

"It was an intentional decision to partner with OneDigital and I look forward to integrating with a team of incredibly established and versatile professionals that I have long admired and utilizing the resources that OneDigital provides employers," said Matthew J. Hedley, Director, OneDigital Retirement Services.

“We are excited about the opportunity that Matt Hedley will have with OneDigital. We know that the former retirement plan clients of Brockenbrough are looking forward to continuing the outstanding service that they are used to receiving from Matt and now with his new team at OneDigital,” commented Austin Brockenbrough IV, CEO, Brockenbrough, Inc.

Hedley’s diverse knowledge of financial strategy and his proven track record of delivering profitable growth will be invaluable for OneDigital as the company deepens the strength of its retirement and wealth services. Not only will Hedley be joining the OneDigital family, he brings more than thirty 401(k) and 403(b) plan sponsors representing $320M in assets under management. Following the transition of accounts, OneDigital Investment Advisors’ total assets under management will increase to approximately $108.4 billion, representing over one million participants and 41,000 individual accounts.

About OneDigital

OneDigital is a steward of business growth and people potential. Our insurance, financial services and HR platform provide personalized, tech-enabled solutions for a contemporary work-life experience. Nationally recognized for our culture of caring, OneDigital’s teams enable employers and individuals to do their best work and live their best lives. More than 100,000 employers and millions of individuals rely on our teams for counsel and access to fully integrated worksite products and services and the retirement and wealth management services provided through OneDigital Investment Advisors. Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Atlanta, OneDigital maintains offices in most major markets across the nation. To learn more, visit www.onedigital.com.

Investment advice offered through OneDigital Investment Advisors, an SEC-registered investment adviser and wholly owned subsidiary of OneDigital.

*2021 NAPA Young Guns: Top Retirement Plan Advisors Under 40: The National Association of Plan Advisors (“NAPA”) is a subset of the American Retirement Association. Selection for this award is based on applications received from nominees designated by NAPA Broker-Dealer/RIA Firm Partners. Those applications are vetted by a blue ribbon panel of senior advisor industry experts based on a combination of quantitative and qualitative data submitted by the nominees, as well as a broker-check review. There were over 500 nominations for this award, and of those, 100 were selected as winners. 2021 NAPA Young Guns: Top Retirement Plan Advisors Under 40 award is not necessarily indicative of any particular client’s experience or a guarantee that the advisor will perform in the future as it did during the period evaluated by NAPA. Neither the adviser firms nor their employees pay a fee to the National Association of Plan Advisors in exchange for consideration or selection of the award.

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