We aim to be the key trusted financial advisor for our clients. To do this, we work to deeply understand each person’s goals and desires. As financial advisors, we help our clients make smart financial decisions, gain confidence, and create a secure financial future. Education is key for those who want to understand all aspects of their financial lives.
Maura Griffin, CFP®, MBA
Founder & CEO
Maura Griffin, CFP®, MBA is founder and CEO of Blue Spark Capital Advisors. She has held a number of positions in the financial industry over the past 30 years, including UBS Equities Research, Citigroup Private Bank, and The Capital Group Companies. Before that, she was a journalist, and a founder of the Globe Bookstore & Coffeehouse in Prague, Czech Republic.
She has held a number of positions in the financial industry over the past 25 years, including UBS Equities Research, Citigroup Private Bank, and The Capital Group Companies. Before that, she was a journalist, and a founder of the Globe Bookstore & Coffeehouse in Prague, Czech Republic.
Maura is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and has signed the “Fiduciary Oath” to uphold the firm’s fiduciary standards. In addition to the CFP®, she also is a CDFA™, a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst. She graduated from Georgetown University with a B.A. in Literature and earned her M.B.A. in Finance from Columbia University. Maura splits her time between our Manhattan office at 31 Hudson Yards and our Great Barrington, Mass., office.
Matt Carey, CDFA ®, MBA
Matt Carey, CDFA ® , MBA, is an investment advisor with Blue Spark, specializing in divorce planning.
Matt’s clients, especially women going through divorce, praise his calm demeanor and astute understanding of their often-difficult situations. Matt specializes in working with couples, and he also works with non-profit endowments.
Matt is a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst. He also serves as Director of Financial Market Studies at Iona’s Hagan School of Business. Matt graduated from Georgetown with a B.A. in History and earned an M.B.A. in finance from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Business.Previously, Matt was President of Global Risk Jobs; he also spent 15 years in investment banking, with Bank of America Securities and ABN AMRO.Contact Matt
Client Services Manager
Kim Creque, Client Services Manager, works for both our New York City and Massachusetts offices.
Kim is dedicated to helping Maura Griffin and Matt Carey support their clients. Her experience includes 20+ years of financial work, including many years as an Executive Assistant working with C-Level executives and their clients. Our clients love her for her organization, prioritization, intellect, and kindness. She provides services through her VirtuAssist. Kim and her husband love to hike and camp whenever they can.Contact Kim
Calvin Griffin, Operations Manager, is a recent graduate from Georgetown University.
Calvin grew up in New York City, and now loves the mountains and vineyards of New England just as much. He puts his biology major to work in his other passion, making natural wine. Calvin provides part-time help running the operations of the business, organizing client events, research, and technology.Contact Calvin