Michael D. Leist, EA, RICP®
Certified Financial Fiduciary®
Investment Advisor Representative
As an Investment Adviser Representative, Michael provides clients with an expanded level of wealth management and investment portfolio services tailored to their individual risk tolerances and unique financial goals. He has earned his Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP®) designation, which The American College created to prepare financial advisers to help retirees make sure their nest eggs last and have greater confidence during retirement. Additionally, he has earned his Certified Financial Fiduciary® (CFF) designation. CFFs agree to uphold the highest moral, ethical and fiduciary standards of service when providing advice to clients. Michael has also completed The Bucket Plan® Certification.
Michael also manages our Individual Tax Preparation practice and holds the designation of an Enrolled Agent (EA), the highest credential that the IRS awards to tax practitioners. EA’s are “America’s Tax Experts,” subject to the most rigorous continuing education and ethical requirements in the industry.
Michael earned his B.S.B.A. with Accounting and Finance concentrations from Bryant University in Smithfield, RI. He is a long-time member of Mensa as well as a member of the National Association of Enrolled Agents and the National Association of Certified Financial Fiduciaries.
Michael is a die-hard Packers fan who can be found yelling at his television on football Sundays.