Brad M. Foster, CFA®
Financial Strategist

Brad Foster

Financial Strategist

Brad serves as a Financial Strategist for McKinley Carter Wealth Services with over 10 years of experience in the investment industry.

Prior to joining McKinley Carter, Brad served as an advisor for a large national brokerage firm where he worked with individuals, families, and nonprofits to develop and implement customized financial plans. Brad also spent five years as an analyst on the trading floor at Freddie Mac, where he gained extensive experience with mortgage backed securities. During his time at Freddie Mac, Brad earned the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst through the CFA Institute while passing all three levels on the first attempt.

Brad attended James Madison University and earned a bachelor’s degree in finance and economics. Since returning to Charleston, Brad has been actively involved in many social and professional organizations, including serving on the board of directors for the YMCA of Kanawha Valley and the Capitol Market.  He is also an active member of the Rotary Club of Charleston and a graduate of the Leadership Kanawha Valley program.

Brad and his wife, Robin, have a passion for helping others and working to improve the Charleston community. They welcomed their first daughter, Elsie Foster, in May of 2015.  He is an avid golfer and enjoys social activities with his friends and family.



Community Involvement

YMCA of Kanawha County; Capitol Market; Rotary Club of Charleston


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