Howard Bailey Financial Welcomes Grant Welter to the Team

BROWNSBURG, IN – Howard Bailey Financial is excited to announce the newest addition to its team, Grant Welter. Welter brings a wealth of diverse experiences and a commitment to service that align perfectly with Howard Bailey's mission of helping others gain clarity in purpose and elevate meaning in their lives.

Originally from Fort Wayne, Welter graduated from Homestead High School before embarking on a remarkable journey that led him to become a Doctor of Physical Therapy.

Marshal Johnson, Vice President & Senior Financial Advisor at Howard Bailey Financial, expressed his excitement about Grant's appointment, stating, "At our core, we are committed to our vision of 'growing people who grow people.' Bringing Grant on the team isn't just about adding another member; it's an investment in the bright future of our clients and our company. I'm excited about the opportunity Grant brings to the table. We're fully geared up to support his journey with us, from onboarding to ongoing development. I have every confidence that Grant's input will push us further ahead and ignite growth and development in everyone he touches.”

When reflecting on his choice to join Howard Bailey Financial, Welter emphasized the company's strong commitment to family values and ethical practices during his research and interview process. He noted the prioritization of clients' well-being as a pivotal factor aligning with his personal values and professional aspirations, solidifying his decision to become part of the team.

Welter's shift in careers from physical therapy to financial services stems from his desire to continue helping people in a capacity that aligns with his values. "Switching careers will enable me to continue to facilitate clients improving their quality of life and fulfilling their goals in retirement in a way that puts their interests above anything else," he explained.

His dedication to service and his commitment to excellence make him an invaluable addition to the Howard Bailey Financial team. His expertise and leadership will undoubtedly contribute to the continued success and growth of the company.

Howard Bailey Financial, Inc. was founded in Fort Wayne, IN, as Davenport Financial Services in 2002. The name changed in 2011 as a tribute to the grandfathers of the founder and CEO, Casey Weade. The mission of Howard Bailey is to help others gain clarity in purpose and elevate meaning in their lives through personal and practical financial strategies. In 2017, Howard Bailey opened a second location in Mishawaka, IN, followed by the opening of the Perrysburg, OH, location in 2022. Also in 2022, Howard Bailey acquired Singer Financial in Brownsburg, IN, giving the independent retirement planning firm four locations in the region. Howard Bailey has been voted Best Financial Advisor by Fort Wayne Newspapers Reader’s Choice Awards in 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. Howard Bailey Financial became the Official Wealth Management Partner of Notre Dame Athletics in 2023.

Investment Advisory Services may be offered through Howard Bailey Securities, LLC, a registered investment adviser. Working with Howard Bailey Securities, LLC, cannot guarantee investment success or that specific financial goals will be achieved.  

University of Notre Dame and University of Notre Dame Athletics (“Notre Dame") are not current clients of Howard Bailey Securities, LLC nor Howard Bailey Financial, Inc. Legends / JMI Rights Holders, on behalf of Notre Dame, was compensated for this Endorsement, as such term is defined under SEC Rule 206(4)-1. For more information, visit 

Fort Wayne Newspapers Readers’ Choice Award in the category of Financial Advisors awarded on the basis of a public vote held online by Fort Wayne Newspapers.