Certified Financial Planner™


Michael graduated from San Diego State in 2021 with a Bachelor of Science in Finance. Shortly after, he completed his course requirements to sit for the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ exam at the American College of Financial Services. He sat and passed the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ exam and now holds the CFP® certification. At Pure Financial Advisors, Michael works in the Planning department, where he builds comprehensive financial plans on topics that include cash flow analysis, retirement planning, tax planning, estate planning, and portfolio management. To further his understanding of Financial Planning, he is an active member of the San Diego NexGen FPA chapter.

Michael grew up just north of San Francisco in Marin County. Since moving to San Diego for college, he has found it very hard to leave, enjoying all that San Diego has to offer. Outside of work, Michael loves to watch and play sports, travel, golf, cook and spend as much time as he can outdoors.