Growing up in Pacific Palisades, California, Michael attended Loyola High School and Loyola Marymount University. He moved to Portland, Oregon in 1990 to play for the Oregon Sports Union Rugby Club. Michael started in the finance business in 1994. Most of his clients have been with him since those early years due to his innate ability to forge close relationships. Many of these clients will tell you that Michael knows when to ask the right questions, and he truly takes the time to listen to his clients, which allows him to efficiently help them with their financial goals.

Married to Wendy and father of Mia, 20, and Maximo, 23. Michael is also a dedicated Meals-on-Wheels driver and was past President of the Lake Oswego Lions Club.

Michael will take care of understanding, interpreting and acting on the Financial Markets in order to mitigate your stress and help manage your emotions regarding money. The key to building wealth is to preserve capital during down markets, and having cash at the right time is an advantage that he can use to your favor. Michael has an "Open Lunch" policy...if you would like to meet him, make a lunch date through his assistant, Liz Valdiva, Sr. Registered Client Service Associate, (503) 534-3459.
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Our goal is to be great communicators, and bring you the best advice. 
We do this through a process we call D.I.D. - Discover, Illustrate, Deploy

The Discover Phase
Our relationship begins with a thorough understanding of you – your needs, your lifestyle and family, and your goals for the future. 
At this first meeting, we gather detailed information for the purpose of creating your personal roadmap.
The Illustration Phase
We work with you to develop this personal roadmap to help you pursue the goals and outcomes you envision.  
At this second meeting, we present the detailed roadmap to you.

The Deployment Phase
Next, we act on your roadmap.  At this third meeting, we outline how we will implement investment, retirement, trust services, cash management and insurance solutions suited to your needs.  
Achieving your goals requires vigilance and flexibility…following our initial meetings, we maintain active communication with you, while monitoring the progress of your roadmap – making adjustments as life evolves, markets and tax laws shift, and priorities change.



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    • Lake Oswego Lions Club (Former President '98)
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