HighTower Las Vegas
President of Investments and Senior Portfolio Manager in Merrill Lynch's PIA Program. His interest in finance and investments started when he was very young and has always driven his educational and career choices. Mike continues to focus on high-level investment strategy as well as financial planning. He has counseled hundreds of clients during his career and is passionate about helping people achieve their financial goals. Mike is both a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder and a Certified Financial Planner®. He also earned a Master's Degree in Banking and Financial Services from Boston University. Mike is a regular contributor to CNBC and has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times.
Mike is the co-founder and director of Dental Care International, a non-profit oganization providing oral health care to the world's underserved in countries such as Sri Lanka, Ecuador, and Brazil. He also currently serves as a member of the board of Chamber Insurance Benefits. Away from the office, Mike likes to travel and cycle, which he often combines by riding his bicycle in some of the world's most interesting places.