Mike has founded and directed multiple businesses. His career began in Detroit, Michigan in 1984 as president of Belmont Packing Company. Building from almost scratch, this firm grew from 12 employees to 230 employee's topping out at $160 million in revenue becoming the top grossing independent food distributor east of the Mississippi river. After selling that company and its subsidiaries, Mike began a Bloomfield Capital Management in 1997, a financial services firm, revolving around executive benefits. Mike accumulated all necessary securities licenses and accumulated 35 million of money under management and life insurance sales of approximately 2 million in target per year. Mike sold Bloomfield Capital Management and moved to Atlanta Georgia where he Joined BISYS Insurance Services in 2005. Mike received honors of being in the top 100 producing representatives in his first year. Mike saw the need in the Independent Insurance Brokerage space for advanced planning services and began Fortress Brokerage Solutions in 2007 with his Partner Tom Ungashick. Securing a direct distribution agreement with Minnesota Life and Master General Agent contracts with other major National Insurance Carriers, Fortress Brokerage Solutions has grown to 80 million in annual target sales. Fortress Brokerage serves agents and the agencies which with they work, throughout the United States providing education, case design, case management, and other services involving risk management products. Mike began a Medicare insurance distribution company in 2016 with a new partner, Robert Favata. Essential Insurance Solutions grew from 0 to 1100 advisors' distributing close to 12,000 new Medicare policies per year in 2019. Mike began Smartlife Financial group in 2018 with the idea of expanding the business offering into investment portfolio's and tax related products

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