Mike entered the financial services business in 2008, after a successful and varied 33-year career in oil exploration and information technology research and development. Mike’s work with individuals and business owners include comprehensive financial planning strategies, investments, asset and liability management, and the efficient use of cash flow to address short and long-term financial goals.Mike is licensed to provide life, health, and long-term care insurance strategies and holds Series 6 and 63 securities registrations with LPL Financial for mutual funds and variable annuities. Mike is a Registered Representative and is also an Investment Advisory Representative with LPL Financial, which allows him to develop and implement managed investment account portfolios for this clients.Mike and his wife Mary celebrated 38 years of marriage in 2010. They are the proud parents of Heather, Betsy and Michael, and doting grandparents of Rex, Grace, Allison, and Maxwell.
Mike is active in the greater Slidell community, serving in his seventh year as a Commissioner for St. Tammany Fire Protection District #1. He is also on the Board of Leadership Slidell Northshore Alumni Association, the planning board for Veterans Celebrate Freedom, and serves as secretary of his homeowners association. He is a 2005 graduate of Leadership Slidell and is Past President of the Rotary Club of Slidell Northshore. Mike also served his club as Secretary, Vice President and President Elect, and was selected as Rotarian of the Year for 2001-2002. Mike has been an active member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church since 1976 and has taught children’s and adult Sunday school classes for more than 30 years.