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About the Firm

High Point Wealth ManagementSM was founded in 2008 with a mission to help its clients achieve their financial goals by providing independent, high quality financial planning and investment advisory services. Investment decisions are driven from the client’s financial plan – the firm does not receive any commission for trades or products that are recommended. These services are provided using a transparent fee based approach. This enables clients to have a full understanding of expenses associated with their portfolio.


About the Team


Bradford S. Gruby
Founder & Principal

Prior to founding High Point Wealth ManagementSM, Mr. Gruby was a Partner at Accenture. Mr. Gruby began his career as an entry level staffperson and during his twenty year tenure progressed to serve as the Managing Partner for Accenture’s New Jersey offices in Florham Park and Murray Hill. Much of his work during this period focused on architecting high value consulting and outsourcing arrangements to corporate clients in the Communications & High Tech industries. The majority of this work was in the areas of financial management, business planning, and process design.

Mr. Gruby left Accenture in 2007 and founded High Point Wealth ManagementSM. He has overseen the Firm’s tremendous growth, and has implemented an integrated, low cost approach utilizing a network of technology and business partners driving superb value for clients. Clients have access to technologies offering robust performance reporting, asset allocation, and income projection as well as planning tools to help plan for retirement, college and other important financial goals.

Mr. Gruby holds a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in Finance, from Fordham University, and an MBA from the University of Colorado. He has been active in Youth organizations throughout his career, serving as a Board Member and/or fundraiser for The Children’s Aid Society of NY, Junior Achievement of NJ, as well as Long Valley Baseball and Ice Hockey Youth organizations.



John Stuart
Managing Director –
Equity Investments

John Stuart joins High Point Wealth ManagementSM as Managing Director of Equity Investments, bringing 25 years of financial services experience to the Firm.

Mr. Stuart brings significant global and institutional finance expertise to High Point Wealth ManagementSM. This includes working in Europe covering telecom and large cap equities, and working domestically running small cap and large cap trading desks while serving institutional clients from Wall Street investment banks to some of the largest hedge funds in the country.

As a client of High Point Wealth for the last ten years, Mr. Stuart also brings to the Firm’s current and future clients the perspective of having experienced the processes, tools, and importantly, the “personal touch” which are all integral components of the Firm’s value proposition.

Mr. Gruby and Mr. Stuart are a proven team, having worked together as part of a highly productive joint project with their previous employers. They’ve maintained their personal and professional relationship in the subsequent years, and are excited to expand the breadth and depth of services available to High Point Wealth ManagementSM clients, while continuing to support the Firm’s brisk growth rate.

Additional resume information
Mr. Stuart began his career in the AT&T CFO organization where he rose through the ranks to run Investor Relations for Institutional Shareholders. Following his time in Investor Relations, Mr. Stuart accepted a position with Merrill Lynch where he was a specialist in Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) equities. This role provided global experience as Mr. Stuart relocated to London covering European TMT companies. Following several years in London, Mr. Stuart relocated back to the U.S. where he was responsible for running small cap equities at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse. After spending several years in small cap equities, Mr. Stuart spent the next 10 years involved in both global and domestic equity roles in various capacities at CLSA and Key Bank, responsible for their asset management clients including hedge funds, mutual funds, trusts and endowments.

Mr. Stuart holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Rutgers University. He has been active in various charitable and youth organizations throughout his career including the Rutgers Foundation, St. Vincent Martyr parish and is currently a board member on the Madison Basketball Association.

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