Serving God by Serving Special Needs Families. Ady's Army Giving “Piece” of Mind, One Family at a Time.

Board of Directors

Brian and Chrissy Schubert
Brian Schubert and his wife, Chrissy, are the founders of Ady’s Army. Brian and Chrissy established Ady’s Army in 2015 to provide care, resources, and hope for families affected by autism. They felt it was their calling and mission to help these families by turning their own pain into purpose and by giving hope to others because they understand what it feels like to have nowhere to turn. It is their heart and passion to bring hope and support to families who have been through similar experiences with the precious special needs children in all their lives.

Brian was born and raised in Alpharetta, Georgia. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture and a minor in business from the University of Tennessee in 1999. Prior to moving to Birmingham in 2011, Brian owned his own business in Florida. He is currently the owner/operator of a Chick-fil-A in the Birmingham area. Along with his business operations and working diligently for Ady’s Army, Brian is also on the board of Hope Haven Kids. In his spare time, Brian enjoys auto racing, tennis, and working out. He also loves to travel with his wife and kids.

Chrissy was born in Cumming, Georgia. She attended Pensacola State College and has an Associate Degree in Biology. Chrissy works diligently homeschooling two of their three children—Ady and
Camden—along with all the work she does for the Ady’s Army organization. Chrissy enjoys CrossFit, traveling, and serving others through their church. Her biggest passion is giving hope to special needs moms.

Brian and Chrissy currently reside in Birmingham, Alabama, with their three children—Bailey, Camden, and Ady.

Greg Watts
Greg Watts is a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs, co-leading the firm’s middle market direct lending platform. In that role, he oversees underwriting and portfolio management. Prior to joining Goldman in 2007, Greg spent five years at GE Capital after previously working in New York for Salomon Smith Barney and Investcorp. He graduated from the University of Georgia in 1999 with a BBA in Finance. Greg resides in Cumming, GA with his wife and three children.

Greg Werchanowskyj
Greg is a partner with Paragon HM Wealth Management Group at Morgan Stanley in Birmingham Alabama. His focus is to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others. Greg serves families and businesses to develop and maintain comprehensive plans around wealth, wealth transfer, asset protection strategies, philanthropic goals and business succession planning. His investment solutions are founded in risk management and forged in institutional wealth management. He also serves as the group’s insurance specialist.

Prior to joining Paragon HM Wealth Management Group, Greg began his professional career with start-ups in both the technology and healthcare space, having worked through multiple IPO’s. He also ran his own company in the insurance industry.

Greg’s robust experience working with successful start-ups and entrepreneurs has proven to be a valuable asset in his wealth management career at Morgan Stanley. He is able to connect with clients on a business ownership level and provide a unique perspective of advice and products that are relevant, beneficial and appropriate for clients.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in business with a major in marketing from the University of Mississippi. Greg serves as a Board Member with Ady’s Army for Autism and STEPS Ministries. He served on the junior Board for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and Oak Mountain Missions. He also works with a mentoring program, Emerging Leaders and is active with youth sports. Originally from Marietta, Georgia, Greg currently resides in Birmingham, Alabama with his wife Ashley and their two children, Lily Kate and Will.

Matt Wilson
Matt Wilson is a 2003 Graduate of Georgia Southern University in Business Administration. Upon graduation, Matt entered outside sales and shortly thereafter, started a Mortgage Company in Atlanta where he was born and raised. In 2006, he was recruited into the Financial Services industry and moved to Birmingham, AL in June of 2007 where he was mentored by his Father in Law for 8 years. In March of 2015, Matt started his own firm, Perpetual Lifestyle Planning, and it is here that Matt currently works with clients to develop plans that help people have the Lifestyle they desire. Matt believes that he is in a position to help people in all aspects of their lives, as people come to him for financial issues,but he likes to make a positive impact beyond that. Matt holds a Series 7, 66, and many state Life and Health licenses as he has clients around the country, and has a certificate in Financial Planning from Kaplan University. In 2017, Matt created an inspirational podcast called Living Life on Purpose to inspire people to live a life of purpose on a daily basis. The show has aired regularly on Yellowhammer News and features people who are successful, but also live a life of purpose.

Matt is married to Jamie Wilson and has two daughters, Britton and Gabrielle. Matt is active in the community and he serves on the Board of NAIFA Birmingham as Past President and the State Board of NAIFA Alabama as Immediate Past President. Matt is also the APIC Chair and IFAPAC Chair for NAIFA Alabama. Matt was the Outreach Coordinator for Church of the Highland’s Grandview Campus in 2017, Financial Hub Leader from 2016-2017, and serves as on the prayer team, as a small group leader, and on the Legacy Team. Matt is on the Board of The Just People Project, Ady’s Army, and the Advisory Board of Planet Fundraiser. Matt has served on the National MS Society’s Advisory Council and was a part of the Leadership Class of 2012. Matt was part of a Leadership group that met regularly with Congressman Gary Palmer and he travels to Washington annually to meet with members of Congress on behalf of his industry and clients with NAIFA. Matt has received many awards in the Financial Services Industry including being named one of NAIFA Birmingham’s Top Advisors under 40 in 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017. He was also named on of NAIFA Alabama’s Top Advisors in 2018. Matt has a passion for mentoring and he has many people that he is helping grow in life and business. Matt enjoys spending time with his family, exercising, outdoor activities, golf, the beach, lake, college football and serving others.

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