Adrian VanderWoude

Director, Strategic Ministry Giving

Phone: (205) 313-9142


A 30-year resident of Birmingham, Adrian graduated from Bob Jones University with a B.S. in Accounting. For over 30 years, he worked with Clark Equipment and its dealer organization as a Corporate Auditor, Controller, CFO, and President/Business Owner for its Alabama Forklift dealership. After 16 years with the local dealership, he transitioned into financial services. For the last 13 years, he has used his accounting and business ownership experience in the role of Financial Advisor. He joined the OneAscent Wealth team in January of 2018.

Adrian enjoys working with individual clients and business owners to achieve their goals. He specializes in tailoring insurance benefit programs to meet individual and executive needs, individual and corporate retirement programs, and values-based investment planning. He is passionate about OneAscent’s unique approach that allows clients to live aligned with their values when investing and be a good steward of God’s earthly blessings.

Outside of work, Adrian enjoys spending time with his wife, Jackie, of 45 years and their three adult children and seven grandchildren. He is known for his storytelling and witty humor by all who know him. He enjoys baseball, college football, and travel. Adrian has been an active member of Briarwood Presbyterian for 30 years and has served as a Deacon, Member of the Mercy Committee, and Coach at Jobs for Life.