Michael Graham, CFP® is committed to helping you achieve your financial goals.
An alumnus of Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa, Mike obtained his securities licensing soon after graduation. He then joined his father, John, at John Graham & Associates, Inc. as a registered representative. Mike completed the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification program, and passed the accompanying board exam in the Spring of 2000.
Mike works with individuals and businesses regarding their financial concerns. In many cases there is more than one solution for a financial need. Mike researches the possibilities, and provides clients with a diversity of custom-tailored options so that they may make the best decision for their situation. It gives Mike great satisfaction to be part of a company that has a strong customer-oriented mission. Values like integrity, personal accountability, open communication, and responsibility are priorities for Mike, and are the foundation of John Graham & Associates, Inc.
Mike was a driving force in the formation of Midwestern Securities Trading Company, LLC. Midwestern Securities works with independent financial consultants and banks and credit unions, helping them build and manage their investment divisions.
Mike was raised in Metamora, Illinois, where he now resides with his wife, Stacey, and sons, Aidan and Ethan. Together they keep focused on the 4Fs: Faith, Family, Fitness, and Fun.
Mike is very involved in his community. He currently serves as a Peoria Riverfront Museum Foundation board member. He has also served as president of the East Peoria Chamber of Commerce; served on the Roanoke-Benson CUSD 60 School Board; served as president of the Pediatric Resource Center Board; is a past president of the East Peoria Police Pension Board; served on the Finance Committee of Peoria Christian School; and served on the Board of Trustees for Eureka College. He was recognized in 40 Leaders Under 40 Class of 2007 and was the 2016 Pediatric Resource Center recipient of the Champions for Children award.