Martha “Marti” J. Awad

Awad, Marti J.

Trustee

Martha “Marti” J. Awad

Senior Vice President and Financial Advisor, Cardan Capital

Marti Awad has more than 26 years of experience working in the capital markets, first as a practicing tax attorney at one of the country’s top securities, mergers and acquisitions law firms and, for the past 20 years, as a private wealth advisor. Before that she worked in the tax consulting group of a national accounting firm. She joined Wealth Enhancement Group in 2021 through the Cardan Capital Partners acquisition.

Awad is a dedicated member of the Denver civic and nonprofit community and has served on numerous boards and committees. At present, she is a member of the Boards and Directors for the following organizations: Metro State University of Denver Foundation (Treasurer) and WorldDenver (Treasurer). In addition, she serves on the Investment Committee for the Rose Community Foundation. Awad was appointed by Colorado Governors John Hickenlooper and Jared Polis to the Colorado State 529 Plan Advisory Board and currently serves as Chair. In 2015, Awad was one of 10 people worldwide to receive the Merrill Lynch David Brady Award for exceptional service to clients, collaboration with colleagues and contributions to the community. She was recognized by the Denver Business Journal as a 2019 Outstanding Woman in Business in the category of Small Business Leader and by the Girl Scouts of Colorado as a 2019 Woman of Distinction. She has been quoted in The Denver Post, the Denver Business Journal, Financial Advisor IQ, Financial Planning magazine, US News & World Report, and she was featured in The Wall Street Journal.

• BA, University of Texas at Austin

• JD, Southern Methodist University

• Chartered Financial Analyst

• CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™

• LLM in Taxation, New York University