Myah Moore Irick, ChFC®
Senior Vice President, Private Wealth Manager & Founder | The Irick Group- Merrill Private Wealth Management
Myah Moore Irick joined Merrill Private Wealth Management in January 2020 to found the Irick Group. She focuses on providing wealth planning strategies to successful executives, and individuals and families navigating sudden wealth. Myah possesses a deep understanding of the psychology of wealth: the challenges that executives, individuals, seasoned professionals and even up-and-coming athletes face when making decisions about their financial futures. With this knowledge, Myah is able to help her clients identify what they really want their money to do for their lives, families and communities -and then create a wealth plan for achieving that.
For Myah, being a great advisor means going above and beyond the numbers. It means being a resourceful collaborator and trusted advisor, who digs deep into how their clients approach saving, spending and sustaining wealth. It means coming up with creative strategies to help them achieve their unique ambitions. And it means utilizing the vast resources of her firm to maximize their financial potential, provide for their loved ones and help them give back to their communities.
Myah is devoted to giving back in her own life. She sits on a number of boards and committees that promote access & inclusion in the classroom and in the boardroom. Regionally, she serves on the Carnegie Science Center board, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra board, and the Energy Innovation Center Institute board. On a national level, she serves as a strategic partner to Investment News, The Advanced Leadership Initiative (TALI), and the Miss USA Organization. Her experience as Miss Oregon (with the Miss Universe Organization) in 2003 inspired her ongoing commitment to promoting educational opportunities for women.
Previous to joining Merrill, Myah was an Executive Director at JPMorgan Private Bank and also served as a relationship manager at PNC Wealth Management. She has held several senior roles at Columbia University, where she advised families on philanthropy and estate planning solutions.
Myah received a B.A. from Lewis & Clark College, an M.A. from Columbia University, and a joint international M.B.A. with honors from Brown University and Institutode Empresa. She also holds a certificate in Financial Planning from Northwestern University and the Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®) designation.