J. Christian Piazza | Financial Advisor | Wilcox Financial Ohio

J. Christian Piazza*

Financial Advisor

Christian joined Wilcox Financial and Wilcox Sports Management as a financial advisor in August 2016 after graduating from Bowling Green State University (BGSU) with both a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree.

Since joining Wilcox Financial, the former BGSU offensive lineman serves clients in more than 30 states; specializing in working with closely-held businesses, medical professionals and sports management clients to help grow and protect their wealth throughout life’s journey. Using the comprehensive approach, he works with his clients to develop a sound financial game plan specific to their unique goals and objectives by providing customized investment, risk management, tax and estate planning advice. 


  • Mid-American Conference Champion (Football) 2013, 2015
  • 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 Toledo’s 20 Under 40 Award Nominee: recognizing individuals who have distinguished themselves in the Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan region.
  • 2015 Mid-American Conference Medal of Excellence: awarded annually to one male and one female student-athlete exhibiting athletics excellence, leadership and service from each conference university
  • 2015 Wuerffel Trophy Watch List: awarded to the college football player “who best combines exemplary community service with athletic and academic achievement”
  • 1st Team Academic All Mid-American Conference Team 2013, 2014


Current Activities
  • BGSU College of Business - Young Alumni Board, Strategic Planning Committee Chair; Member 
  • BGSU – President’s Club Giving Circle, Member
  • EPIC Toledo – Advisory Board, Past-President & Strategic Planning Committee Chair
  • Regional Growth Partnership: Northwest Ohio – Board Member
Previous Affiliations
  • BGSU College of Business – Student Ambassador
  • BGSU Alumni Foundation – Young Alumni Board Member
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – MWOY Fundraising Executive Committee, Member
  • ProMedica – Toledo Children’s Hospital Board, Trustee
  • The Toledo Club – Board Director; Membership Committee Chair
  • Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce – Board Member 


Christian, an Ann Arbor, Michigan native chose to stay in Northwest Ohio upon his graduation and five seasons as an offensive lineman on the BGSU football team. He, his wife Katie and daughter Emerson enjoy living in the Metro Toledo area as well as traveling, golfing and playing squash.