About Our Leadership Team



Steven L. Crawford, MBA, Certified Financial Fiduciary®, RFC®, National Social Security Advisors® is CEO & Managing Partner of FIG Wealth Advisors with 19 years experience in the insurance and financial services industry working as a “Foundation Capital Retirement Specialist”. Also, Mr. Crawford is co-author of the Best-Seller "The Success Formula with Jack Canfield" (author of The Best Selling "Chicken Soup for the Soul") click on his picture above for more information on the book. In addition, Mr. Crawford is a member of National Academy of Best-Selling Authors®, member of the National Association of Experts, Writers & Speakers®, National Ethics Association, National Black MBA Association and Hall of Famer with a youth sports organization (Pembroke Pines Optimist) in Pembroke Pines, Florida. 

Furthermore, Steve is a member of an exclusive group of only 3% of the nation's advisors that has specialized retirement products with two of the leading money management firms in the world just for his clients. He has extensive retirement income planning expertise with a focus on safe money & alternative non-correlated assets planning that secures retirement from stock market related volatility that can erode life savings.

Mr. Crawford has been seen on CBS television show “Morning Break,” CBS Local News, Fox Sports and NBC 6 South Florida. He is currently featured on the leading website in the world for "Safe Money" related searches www.safemoney.com. In addition, Steve’s a financial instructor and chapter president for a non-profit (AFEA) where he teaches retirement & safe money strategies for affluent attendees. Also, he is a sought after advisor requested to teach estate preservation, retirement income for affluent attendees and business continuation strategies for business owners at various businesses throughout the country.  

Lastly, he is former host of ESPN Charlotte's radio show "Coffee & Cashflow" which aired every Saturday morning from 7-8 Am but back by popular demand on podcast. In addition, he is current financial contributor to ESPN Charlotte's radio "The Pearl Reports" with his featured segment called "SportsBucks with Steve". "The Pearl Reports" airs every Saturday morning from 7-7:30 on 730 Am The Game ESPN Charlotte and 97.5 FM. His motto is to provide refined ‘Foundation Capital Retirement Plan Solutions’ primarily for a select group of individuals who among other things are looking to elevate the performance of their retirement assets; alleviate the concerns of "outliving your money" and aspire to a work optional lifestyle. Mr. Crawford does this through a process he’s developed and refined called TCE: TOTAL CLIENT ENGAGEMENT. This is a process of educating clients about what's really happening with your money in spite of the media or uncertainties of Washington and Wall Street.  


Key Ardrey, EVP & Director of Real Estate Financing


Key Ardrey, EVP & Director of Private Real Estate Financing is a Licensed Realtor and CEO of Key Carolina Homes a brokerage with a partnership with Keller Williams Realty (Charlotte-Ballantyne). Key has 8 years experience as a licensed Real Estate Broker & developer and brings much valued expertise to FIG Wealth's real estate financing endeavors for our business owners clients.   

In addition, Mr. Ardrey brings 8 years of Corporate Experience at the Management Level which has allowed him to be a featured and sought after Motivational Speaker who specializes in making your dreams a REALity. Key’s motto is “What can I do for you?” 

What separates Key from his competitors is he gets It! He knows that the initial conversation he has with someone is about them and not him. Lastly, Key has ongoing role as radio personality on ESPN's "Coffee & Cash Flow". 

Travis Matheny, RVP, CFF®


Travis Matheny, RVP, Certified Financial Fiduciary® heads up our Rocky Mountain territory and brings 10 years of executive and retirement experience to FIG family. 

Leadership Team Continued


Emilia L. Crawford, EVP-Director of Operations

Emilia L. Crawford, EVP & Director Of Operations, heads up our operations and communication divisions and is responsible for the direction and coordination of our organization. Her responsibilities include expense control, staff management, goods production and department supervision. Mrs. Crawford brings 10 years of upper management to FIG Wealth. 


Joanne Muscato, Executive Assistant

Joanne Muscato, Executive Assistant heads up the administrative team for FIG.