Our experienced team of financial advisors develops comprehensive solutions that are designed to help fulfill your complex wealth management and financial planning needs. We are fiduciary advisors, which means we put your interests first.

Our advisors have been sought out by the national and local media for their financial opinions and insights. They have been featured on CNBC, Bloomberg Radio, The Wall Street Journal, Smart Money, The Associated Press, Credit Investment News and MarketWatch.  



Paul Ahern, CFP®, ChFC®

Managing Director, Partner

A Managing Director and Partner of WealthTrust Arizona, Paul has more than 25 years of experience helping individuals and families manage their wealth. He holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) and Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®) designations. In addition, Paul is a member of the Financial Planning Association. 

Originally from South Dakota, Paul attended Arizona State University, where he graduated magna cum laude. He enjoys volunteering as a wish granter for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of America. Paul resides in Chandler with his wife and three children.

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Mike Bowen, MBA

Managing Director, Partner

Offering more than 17 years of wealth management experience, Mike guides high-net-worth individuals and families to help them meet their financial goals. In addition, Mike serves as chairman of WealthTrust Arizona’s Fixed Income Research Committee. 

Mike is a Phoenix native and attended Brophy College Preparatory. He attained his Bachelor of Arts degree at Arizona State University and a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from the Keller Graduate School of Management. He is proud to support the community through The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale, Child Crisis Arizona and the Brophy Community Foundation. Mike resides in Cave Creek with his family. 

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Heath Bray, CFS®

Managing Director, Partner

Heath offers 20 years of financial consulting experience, specializing in wealth management, retirement planning and risk management. He provides sophisticated investment management and estate planning solutions to help preserve and grow wealth. Heath is a Certified Funds Specialist® (CFS®) and is the chairman of WealthTrust Arizona’s Alternative Investment Committee.  

A former college football captain and quarterback, Heath graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Economics. Originally from North Carolina, he has lived in Arizona for 25 years. Heath resides in Scottsdale with his wife and family.   

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Brent C. McQuiston, CFP®, CMFC™

Managing Director, Partner

Brent brings more than 24 years of experience in financial planning and investment strategies. He delivers customized wealth management services to individuals and their families. He also provides highly qualified guidance to business owners specializing in retirement plans and tax shelter strategies. Brent holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) and Chartered Mutual Fund Counselor™ (CMFC™) designations, and is the chairman of WealthTrust Arizona’s Equity Research Committee.   

An Arizona native, originally from Tucson, Brent graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance.  He is a supporter and volunteer for the Ronald McDonald House and the St. Vincent de Paul Society. Brent resides in Carefree with his wife and family.    

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Ben R. Wilson, PPC™

Managing Director, Partner

Ben is a Managing Director and Partner of WealthTrust Arizona. He brings more than 30 years of wealth management experience to individuals, families and small businesses. Ben serves on WealthTrust Arizona’s Investment Committee and specializes in integrating estate and financial planning as well as tax and risk-management strategies in clients’ wealth management solutions. 

As an active member of the community, Ben has served on the Greater Phoenix Economic Council and the board of The Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix. Originally from the Seattle area, he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Arizona. Ben currently resides in Scottsdale.  

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Ann-Margret Noble

Ann-Margret Noble

Registered Investment Associate

Ann-Margret is a Registered Investment Associate who has been with WealthTrust Arizona since 2005. She possesses more than 30 years of financial services experience.  Originally from Belize, Ann-Margret moved to the U.S. in 1975 and grew up in New York.  She graduated from Western International University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance.


Nancy Gastuch

Nancy Gastuch

Registered Investment Associate

Nancy joined WealthTrust Arizona as a Registered Investment Associate in January 2013. She is originally from Minnesota, where she enjoys visiting her daughters and grandchildren. Nancy brings more than 17 years of financial services experience, including tenure in the operations department at Charles Schwab & Co.  

Kelli Walker

Kelli Walker

Registered Investment Operations Associate

Kelli is a Registered Investment Operations Associate who joined the WealthTrust Arizona team in 2015. She previously worked at Crestone Capital Advisors, LLC, and has more than 17 years of financial services experience.  A South Dakota native, Kelli graduated from the University of South Dakota with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and Marketing.

Shambra McKeen

Shambra McKeen

Administrative Assistant

Shambra joined WealthTrust Arizona in early 2016 and serves as the team’s Administrative Assistant. Prior to WealthTrust Arizona, she worked in a variety of industries, ranging from property management to design. An Arizona native, originally from Tucson, Shambra graduated from Northern Arizona University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design.