Michael started his financial planning career in 2012 with Edward Jones before joining Baxter & Associates in July of 2017. Prior to his financial services career, Michael spent 10 years in public accounting as a CPA, focusing on helping individuals and small business owners with tax planning and general consulting. Michael brings his broad based experience and his passion for financial planning to Baxter & Associates. His practice focuses on advising individuals and small business owners in the planning and implementation of wealth management strategies, retirement planning and estate conservation.
Michael graduated in 1999 from Kansas State University with a degree in Kinesiology and 2003 from Wichita State University with a degree in Accounting. Michael currently holds his Series 7 and Series 66 securities licenses as well as his CPA certificate.
Michael and his wife Colleen live in Andover with their children, Owen and Ella. In his free time Michael enjoys spending time with his family, especially at Table Rock Lake at a family lake house. He enjoys golf and has started competing in triathlons.