Michael is a graduate of Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Indiana and is originally from the Chicago suburb of Lisle, IL. At Valparaiso, Michael earned his Bachelor’s degree in Finance with a minor in Economics and was also a four-year letterman and captain of the Men’s Golf team.
After graduating, Michael worked as an analyst for Allstate Investments, focusing on reporting and planning for Allstate’s institutional investment portfolio in Chicago, IL. At Allstate, Michael grew his passion for the investments and securities industry. From that experience, Michael chose to continue his financial education by becoming a candidate in the CFA Program. He has passed the Level I and Level II Exams in the CFA Program.
Michael moved to Lakewood, OH in 2020 where he currently resides with his fiancé (Allison). He is an avid golfer who aspires to travel to some of the world’s top golf courses. In addition, he enjoys classic rock music and is a Chicago sports fan.