Matt Reiner Recognized as “40 Under 40” by InvestmentNews

ATLANTA – June 7, 2021 – Today, Capital Investment Advisors is proud to announce that InvestmentNews has recognized managing partner and senior investment advisor Matt Reiner as a 2021 40 Under 40 Honoree. Matt Reiner was chosen from a pool of nearly 1,000 nominees by a panel of reporters, editors and other representatives of InvestmentNews, to earn a spot on the final list of 40 talented individuals.

InvestmentNews’ 40 Under 40 project strives to award the young talent that is rarely recognized in the financial advice industry. By rewarding these honorees, InvestmentNews hopes to reveal the promising future for the industry.

“The 2021 class of 40 Under 40 honorees stood out in a remarkable year,” said George B. Moriarty, Chief Content Officer of InvestmentNews. “This diverse group represents the great things the financial advice industry will accomplish in the future.”

Of the honor, Reiner says, “I was so lucky to have literally grown up in and around this industry, and I work hard every day to make it better. I appreciate being recognized by InvestmentNews for my work, and I am so grateful for the opportunity to get to do what I love every day.”

In addition to his work with Capital Investment Advisors, Matt Reiner is the co-founder of Wela Strategies, an RIA that deals with the investment needs of the mass affluent. Additionally, after spending years as a financial manager for individuals and as a leader within CIA and Wela, Matt founded Benjamin, an AI fintech company that serves the financial advisor industry. Matt is also an author, podcast host, and editor of An experienced thought leader and sought-after industry speaker, Matt has been a featured guest at top financial industry events and is a frequently quoted source for journalists.

Reiner, along with the others making the 8th annual 40 under 40 list, is highlighted in the June 7, 2021 issue of InvestmentNews and online at The 2021 list and criteria for this award can be found here.

About InvestmentNews: InvestmentNews is the leading source for news, analysis and information essential to the financial advisory community. Since 1998, our standard of editorial excellence and deep industry knowledge has allowed us to educate, inform and engage the most influential financial advisers. Through a weekly newspaper, website, newsletters, research, events, videos, podcasts and webcasts, InvestmentNews provides exclusive and up-to-the-minute news, as well as actionable intelligence, that empowers financial advisers to serve their clients and run their businesses more effectively whenever, however and wherever they need it. The InvestmentNews headquarters is located in New York, with an office in Washington D.C. InvestmentNews is part of Bonhill Group Plc.

About Capital Investment Advisors: Capital Investment Advisors is a fee-only financial advisory and asset management firm based in Atlanta. Since 1996, CIA has provided clients with financial strategy and management tailored to the client’s individual circumstances and objectives. The firm currently manages more than $3 Billion (as of March 2021) in assets. For more information on Capital Investment Advisors, please visit or call 404-531-0018.