Michael C. Kettner CFA®
Director of Investments
Michael first became involved in the Financial Planning industry as he moved from Institutional securities trading to private investment management, where the ability to apply some of the knowledge gained to benefit customers has been rewarding for him. Michael earned a BA from Hofstra University and an MBA from Vanderbilt University. Michael was born in Manhattan, was raised in Garden City and currently reside in Plainview, NY. His most noticeable traits are attention to detail, extensive expertise in portfolio construction and management and the ethical drive to give honest advice no matter what. Michael's favorite aspect of his work is the ability to learn about people in all walks of life with varied understanding and interest in the markets. He starts his days reading investment news and periodicals and meeting with subject matter experts from asset management companies. He then spend time trading discretionary portfolios and performing analysis with two or three client meetings per day. Michael has over 20 years of experience in the financial services field. His greatest source of excitement in life is to be informed enough to truly appreciate what happens next. When not working he spend time volunteering and serving on the Plainview Baseball association Board of Directors, he also loves to read history and loves film of almost any kind. Michael has a beautiful wife of 16 years and three children, a boy and two girls.