Mike is the CEO of North Texas Wealth Management and was named by D Magazine as one of the best financial planners in 2020*.
He is the author of Saturday Everyday: 9 Simple Steps to Live Your Best Financial Life and is considered an expert in values-based investing. Mike is renowned for uncovering his clients’ true motivations and habits around financial decision-making.
Mike has been with the firm since 2003 and purchased it with his business partner in 2010; he and the advisors at North Texas Wealth Management have grown brokerage and advisory assets from $160M to over $500M as of August 2020.
Mike is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and Registered Principal of LPL Financial. He holds Series 7, 24, and 66 securities registrations through LPL Financial, as well as an insurance license in the state of Texas. He is also a member of the Financial Planning Association.
Mike earned his undergraduate degree in international business from Brigham Young University–Hawaii, which is the most diverse school in the United States, with students representing more than 70 languages. He later received his MBA from the SMU Cox School of Business through its Executive MBA program.
Outside of work, Mike holds an instrument-rated commercial pilot’s license, which he utilizes as a command pilot with Angel Flight South Central, an organization that helps people in need of free air transportation for medical and humanitarian purposes. Most of all, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Melissa, and their three children.