Michael has been in the financial industry since 2001 and at Merrill since 2007. He focuses on client's goals and concerns, offering the goals-based management process, global resources and up-to-the-moment Web technology that compliments his ability to help pursue the financial lifestyle that is most meaningful to them. Michael can address clients' needs on everything from the sale of a business to retirement planning. He can also offer access to the credit and lending services of Bank of America, N.A. In addition, he has also worked closely with non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations and their unique needs, delivering professional management and other important services. Michael is a specially qualified Senior Portfolio Advisor who, in addition to providing traditional advice and guidance, can help clients pursue their objectives by managing on a discretionary basis custom investment strategies, selecting from a wide range of Merrill model portfolios and third-party investment strategies. Michael is married to Rhonda and they have an 11 year old together, Matthew. Together they spend regular time volunteering at The City Mission, specifically Laura's Home and the Youth ministry. The Brennans also contribute their efforts to Compassion International, World Vision and several other charities focusing on children and teenagers. Michael is a member of the Finance Committee for The Ronald McDonald House in Cleveland, Ohio.