Michael Wade has been in the financial services industry since 1992. He began as an individual investment professional and grew his expertise to include the 401(k) and defined contribution markets. Michael’s focus has been on the 401(k) side for the last 11 years. His strong desire to be on the forefront of regulatory changes and building lasting relationships with his clients, has caused Michael to be ranked as one of the Top 300 Most Influential 401(k) specialists in the country by 401(k) Exchange.*
When Michael looks at a plan, he does extensive analysis to be able to make the best recommendation based on the needs of the client. Because he has the strength of an investment advisory council through Lawing Financial, Michael can confidently match client goals with a successful strategy as well as cost efficiency.
Michael started his education as a United States Marine. He served his country for 6 years, and for 3 of those years, he was chosen to provide diplomatic security for our American Embassies abroad. Michael protected our interests in the embassies in Moscow, Paris and Jeddah. Michael has been married to Michelle since 1995 and they have two daughters, Shealyn and Alexa. Both girls are very active in sports, especially swimming. Michael enjoys traveling with his family, playing golf, and volunteering in the community.
*Top 300 Most Influential list is based on nominations from industry and publication staff. The list is selected based on input from nominees and analysis of objective criteria including statistics about the advisors’ practices gathered directly from the advisor. Not indicative of any investment performance or returns.