Michael is a founding Principal and Chief Executive Officer of Naples Global Advisors. He has enjoyed a 30-year career in wealth management, trust and investment services and private banking. He earned his undergraduate degree in Finance and his M.B.A. from Millsaps College. Prior to co-founding Naples Global Advisors, Michael served in executive level positions with Suntrust, FNB Corp., and First National Bank of Florida. Previously, he was the co-founder with John Suddeth of Naples Capital Advisors. Michael is an Investment Advisor Representative of Naples Global Advisors registered with the Florida Office of Financial Regulation and FINRA, an accreditation granted for passing the Series 65 Exam.