About Us

Don Devost, PrincipalIMG_4734

Don founded Addison Advisors in 2010 to bring to clients the quality investment advice and outstanding service that they deserve.  Don works with clients as individuals, providing personalized and holistic solutions to achieving their financial goals.  Before founding Addison Advisors, he worked in financial management positions at both public and private corporations.  Don graduated from Georgetown University with a bachelor’s degree in economics, and earned an MBA from Cornell University.

Don was raised here in Middlebury, and has a large extended family in the area that keeps him quite busy.  He also enjoys golf, following the Georgetown Hoyas and lots of other sports teams and activities that have a tendency to end in frustration.  He is on the Board of Directors of the Opera Company of Middlebury the Addison County Chamber of Commerce, and the Middlebury Area Land Trust.

IMG_4724Matt Wootten, Principal

Matt brings more than 15 years of financial service experience to Addison Advisors.  He works as a trusted partner to his clients, helping them achieve their financial goals through sound investment management and financial planning. His deep commitment to understanding his clients’ values helps Matt connect each individual’s personal needs to the complexities of the financial world.  Before joining Addison Advisors, Matt worked as a Portfolio Manager and Investment Committee member at Rock Point Advisors, and as a Financial Advisor at Morgan Stanley.

Preceding his career in financial services, Matt served as a Peace Corps volunteer and manager of a nonprofit organization in Nicaragua.  He helped farmers increase their income and improve their standard of living by converting to organic and sustainable agriculture.  Matt received a B.A. from Dickinson College and an MBA from the University of Maryland.  Outside of Addison Advisors, Matt is on the go with his busy family—in the pool, on the ice and at the fields.  He enjoys lacrosse, running, biking, and swimming, and rarely turns down a competitive game of cornchuck.  Matt is involved with several local organization, including the Addison County Parent Child Center and the John Graham Shelter.  He also serves on the boards of the Clinical and Patient Educators Association and the U.M.A. Education, Inc.

 

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