Mike applies his more than 17 years of financial industry experience to serving families and business owners who want the clarity and confidence that sound financial planning can bring to them and their families. In addition to personalized goals-based planning, Mike also provides customized risk-based allocation management, life insurance and long term care planning.
As a Chartered Retirement Plans SpecialistSM, Mike has specialized expertise in creating, implementing and maintaining retirement plans for businesses. His clients include the California Craft Brewers Association and craft breweries throughout California.
Before establishing Faircloth Wealth Group and joining Raymond James in 2017, Mike was a vice president, senior financial advisor and senior portfolio manager at Merrill Lynch. Earlier in his career, he was a financial advisor at Citicorp Investment Services and Citigroup Global Markets; and a financial advisor at Morgan Stanley.
Mike was born in Reno, Nevada, raised in San Francisco, and now lives in Modesto with his wife, Irma. They have three children, Kevin, Stephanie and Christa. Mike is a founder and board member of the Women’s Education & Leadership League, a member of Big Valley Grace Community Church and a member of the Escalon Masonic Lodge, where he has held multiple offices. In his free time, he enjoys brewing beer, running, and playing with his dogs.