Meet Aaron

Aaron Short is the Founder, CEO and Wealth Advisor at Geist Family Wealth. The mission at Geist Family Wealth is to help you and your family pursue true wealth by developing custom-tailored solutions and providing long-term strategic advice.

Aaron obtained his undergraduate degree in Political Science and International Relations from Indiana Wesleyan University. While working full-time during the day to support his young family, Aaron went to night school and earned his law degree from Indiana University’s Robert H. McKinney School of Law.

Prior to Geist Family Wealth, Aaron was a Financial Advisor at Edward Jones. He holds his Accredited Asset Management Specialist and Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor certifications.

Born and raised on the southside of Indianapolis, Indiana, Aaron credits his parents for instilling in him the priceless values of Midwest work ethic. With their influence, he believes in the power of faith, the importance of laughter and the responsibility to give back to one’s community.

Aaron and his wife, Sarah, have three children and have called the Lawrence & Geist area their home for over a decade. Their family attends Heartland Church in Fishers where Aaron is actively engaged with various children and youth ministries. Together, Aaron and Sarah lead an English language learning program for primarily Spanish speaking families from Central and South America. ​



Favorite food:


Best piece of financial advice received:

"True wealth is about more than money" - Grandpa Joe

Favorite quote:

"To see the world, things dangerous to come to, to see behind walls, to draw closer, to find each other, and to feel. That is the meaning of life." - Walter Mitty

If you could meet anyone, past or present, it would be:

Anthony Bourdain

Hidden Talent:


Favorite book:


Favorite movie:

The Patriot

Favorite TV show:

The Office

What motivates you:

Working with others to explore new ideas, share commonalities and making a global impact for good

Favorite holiday:

4th of July

Something on your bucket list:

To hike from north to south across the state of Indiana

Place you'd most like to visit:

Denali National Park

Biggest Accomplishment:

Being a dad of three beautiful, energetic, thoughtful kids

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