Wealth Manager


Erik Averill is the co-founder of Athlete Wealth Management. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) Professional and holds a degree in Finance from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University and the Personal Financial Planning Certificate from UCLA. Erik is currently pursuing the Certified Private Wealth Advisor designation (CPWA®) through the Yale School of Management.

Before becoming a Financial Advisor for professional athletes, Erik was a professional baseball player with the Detroit Tigers and Seattle Mariners organizations.

Erik’s collegiate career as an ASU Sun Devil was highlighted with 2003 Freshman All-American Honors, 2004 & 2005 All Pacific-Ten Conference Honors and Pitcher of the Year Award for the 2005 College World Series Team.

Erik is the co-author of “PAID: How To Maximize Your Signing Bonus, Simplify The Money Game and Secure Your Future.” He is also the host of the Podcast, “AthleteCEO: Master Your Money, Business, & Life.”

Erik is a member of the Phoenix Chapter of the Financial Planning Association. He is also a member of Redemption Church where he is the Coordinator of Rio Vista Farmers Market Outreach Initiative and is completing his Masters in Missional Theology through Covenant Seminary.

Erik lives in Tempe with his wife, Sadie and their daughter, Olivia Grace and son, Levi Patrick. In his free time, he can be found with his nose in a book, exploring the world of food and wine with Sadie who is a professional chef or fulfilling his weekend warrior passion in the gym.

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP(R), Certified Financial Planner (™) and federally registered CFP (with flame design) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.

Erik Averill