Mike believes the key component of the advisor-client relationship is trust. He is committed to helping clients reap the benefits of their years of hard work, serving as a trusted advocate in their corner. Mike has extensive knowledge of financial planning, estate planning, investments and risk management. He holds Series 7, 9, 10, 63 and 65 securities licenses, along with life and health insurance licenses. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major of finance and economics from the University of Minnesota Duluth.
Mike has been with Raymond James since 2009. Before joining Ascential Wealth Advisors in 2016, he was a financial advisor and branch manager with Raymond James and affiliated with Lake Superior Financial Services. Previously, he was a financial advisor at Smith Barney and a senior financial analyst at Pillsbury. Earlier in his career, he was a senior financial analyst and auditor at The Musicland Group.
Active in the community, Mike is the former president and current board member of the Cloquet Education Foundation, former president and board member of Cloquet Country Club, and former board member and volunteer coach for the Cloquet Youth Basketball Association.
Mike and his wife, Jen, make their home in Cloquet with their daughters, Hailey and Kate. In his free time, Mike enjoys golfing, boating, hunting, fishing and spending time outdoors with his family.