Mike began his investment career in the early 1980s in Columbus, OH as a research analyst at the Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio. He brings a 30+ year investment career to Willingdon Wealth Management, with extensive experience in fundamental analysis and portfolio management. Mike earned his BBA from St. Bonaventure University in 1981 and his MBA from the University of Michigan in 1983. He is a CFA and a member of the North Carolina Society of Financial Analysts. Mike is active in the community through his participation in Stewards of the Game, a Christian youth sports organization he co-founded in 2001. He is the author of several books including: Coaching Youth Basketball with Faith and Fundamentals, Calling Tom Canning, My Most Meaningful Bible Verses, Eleven in Heaven, and The Lord’s Prayer, Slowly.