Michael Flower, CFP® is a Managing Director and Partner of Financial Principles, LLC, a Hightower wealth management practice. He has 27 years of experience helping individuals set, achieve, and maintain their life goals.
Mike’s efforts focus on providing executives, closely-held businesses, business owners and retirees with comprehensive financial plans. He provides sophisticated, professional advice through in-depth analysis, meticulous plan design, and effective plan monitoring. This strategy results in a financial blueprint, which allows clients to see their complete financial situation in an organized and complete manner.
The year 2023 marks the 25th anniversary of Mike’s co-founding Financial Principles, LLC with Bradley Bofford, CLU®, ChFC®, CFP®. The Fairfield-based financial services practice also maintains an office in Midtown Manhattan. Before starting his career in financial services, Mike gained valuable experience as a project manager for VRH Construction.
Mike is recognized as a Qualifying Life Member by the prestigious Million Dollar Round Table, a global, independent association of more than 62,000 of the world's leading life insurance and financial services professionals from more than 500 companies in 69 countries, a recognition he first received in 1999. He is regularly quoted in InvestmentNews, Research Magazine, and NJ Business Magazine.
Mike graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Building Construction from Virginia Tech. He is currently a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) practitioner. Mike holds the Series 6, 7, 24, 63 and 65 licenses, as well as Life & Health insurance licenses.
A former college football player, Mike remains active playing softball and basketball. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, the theatre, and spending time with his wife and their three sons.
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