Wade Friedel was born and raised in Bergen County, New Jersey. During high school, Wade attended multiple youth leadership forums that were held in Washington, D.C. and immediately fell in love with the area. When it came time to select a college to spend the next four years of his life, Wade gravitated towards schools in the D.C. Metropolitan Area. Once he stepped on campus at the University of Maryland, he knew that was where he wanted to continue his education.
While at the University of Maryland, Wade was a member of the Chevy Chase Leadership Internship Program where he studied, participated in and had a front row seat to leadership at a local and global level. The cohort of students traveled together to Prague and Olomouc, Czech Republic, where they met with and learned from many of the areas top political, educational and business leaders. In addition to his involvement with this program, Wade was a member of the Tau Epsilon Phi fraternity and, throughout his time in the fraternity, held nearly every position on the fraternity's executive board.
When Wade graduated from the University of Maryland in 2012, he accepted a job working for a small law firm in Montgomery County, MD where he worked closely with individual clients and small business owners and provided valuable assistance with day to day business operations. His experience with the firm gave him a great appreciation for helping others understand and deal with complex situations.
Wades previous life experiences led him to Financial Advantage where he hopes to help others reach their financial goals. Wade has earned his Series 7 and Series 66 FINRA securities registrations, as well as his Life and Health Insurance licenses.
When he is not in the office, Wade can be found working out, hiking, playing golf, or socializing with friends. He lives in Rockville, Maryland with his fiancé, Annalise. He is a die-hard fan of the Maryland Terrapins and the Miami Dolphins and enjoys watching all collegiate and professional sports.
Wade is a Registered Representative and Investment Advisor Representative of Securian Financial Services, Inc., a Securities Dealer, member FINRA/SIPC. Financial Advantage Associates is independently owned and operated.
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