Matthew Audette is Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer at LPL Financial, a leader in the retail financial advice market and one of the nation's largest independent broker-dealers. He is responsible for the firm's financial functions, including financial planning & analysis, treasury, controllership tax, internal audit, corporate development, investor relations, as well as business solutions. Throughout his tenure, he has contributed to the firm's continued growth and profitability by leading corporate acquisitions, debt transactions, the client deposit portfolio, expense management, and capital allocation. Prior to joining LPL, Matt served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of E*TRADE Financial Corporation, a pioneer in the online brokerage industry and subsidiary of Morgan Stanley. During his 16 years with E*TRADE, he was a key contributor in the growth of the franchise, leading a variety of corporate transactions and capital activities.
EARLY CAREER AND EXPERTISE
Matt is an expert in capital allocation and is a leader in creating organizational efficiency.
During his 16 years with E*TRADE, he was instrumental in forming the firm’s finance department.
He was a principal player in the growth of the franchise, where he oversaw a variety of corporate transactions and capital activities.
He joined E*TRADE in 2000, following its acquisition of Telebank, an online bank, where he served as controller in the capital markets department.
Matt began his career in the financial services practice at KPMG in 1997.