Aron Weingard



ALUM_40Under40_Logo-white-01.pngAron Weingard
BSBA '07; MS '09 |  New York, NY

Managing Partner
Raymond James Financial
INDUSTRY: Financial Services



In 2022, Aron Weingard was recognized by Invest in Others as the most charitably impactful Wealth Advisor under age 45 in the United States through his leadership in the childhood grief space. Aron has helped build the nonprofit Experience Camps for Grieving Children since its 2009 inception. The organization has changed the lives of tens of thousands of grieving children. Currently, he is a Managing Partner of Weingard Wealth Management of Raymond James, where he has helped his team be one of the fastest growing in the firm. Aron is viewed as a thought leader both within Raymond James and more broadly in the industry as a leading financial advisor focused on business owner exit planning. Aron hosts nationally attended Business Owner Summits, speaks at wealth management and investment banking conferences, and is featured in publications on various topics, including inflation and exit planning. Previously, as a KPMG Management Consultant, Aron helped global clients with matters of Financial Management, Merger Integration, and Customer Strategy. Within KPMG, he started an initiative called PACT – People, Accountability, Coaching & Transparency – to impact employee retention and job satisfaction. This was adopted nationally and impacted 7,000+ employees. At University of Florida, Aron served as the Executive Producer of Gator Growl, President of Florida Blue Key Leadership Honorary, and President of Theta Chi Fraternity. The Administration recognized him for his many contributions: he is in the UF Hall of Fame, was awarded the Outstanding Leadership Award for Graduating Seniors, and represented his graduating class as the student speaker during the 2007 commencement ceremony.