Michael Flower is a Managing Director and Partner of Financial Principles, LLC, a Hightower wealth management practice. He has 24 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.
Mike co-founded Financial Principles, LLC in 1998 with Bradley Bofford. The Fairfield-based financial services practice was previously affiliated with Securities America. Previously, he served as a financial planner for Phoenix Home Life and Guardian/Park Avenue Securities. 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. Mike is a committed family man and trustee within his faith community.
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