Brady McArdle, CFP®, is a Senior Financial Planner with Galecki Financial Management and serves on the firm’s investment committee. He works closely with clients to review and manage their portfolios and provide financial planning.

Brady earned his bachelor’s degree from the Purdue University School of Science in May 1996. Upon graduation, he joined Self Trading Securities, Inc., as a trading consultant. Brady joined Charles Schwab & Co. Inc. in 1999 as a registered representative in the Fishers, Indiana. regional office. He worked as a Platinum team member serving clients with household assets of more than $1 million. In 2000, Brady transferred to Schwab’s Fort Wayne office and began work as an Investment Specialist.

Schwab closed its Fort Wayne office in 2004, and Brady spent the next two years with two small Registered Investment Advisors and then as Supervising Principal and RIA Manager for Oberlin Financial Corp (now LPL). In May 2006, Brady launched McArdle Financial, LLC. which conducted financial planning and asset management services in a Fee- Only environment. In 2007 Brady joined Galecki Financial Management, bringing more than 15 years of diverse industry experience to the firm.

Brady has a blended family with 6 children with his wife Brigid and he enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, running, tennis and coaching tennis at Bishop Luers High School.


  • Financial Planning Certificate, Kaplan University, The School of Continuing and Professional Studies, 2006
  • Chief Compliance Officer
  • President for the Midwest Board of Directors for NAPFA (National Association of Professional Financial Advisors), 2016-2019
  • Board Member for the Fort Wayne Country Club 2016-2019


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