When it comes to retirement planning, Michael Foguth and his Foguth Financial Group team are ready to go to work for you and earn your trust. Safety and growth are the two foundations on which they will build your personalized retirement plan. Our experienced team takes a personal approach, educating clients so they can make informed decisions and really understand their finances. When you meet with us, we’ll answer every question and ask you to be open about every concern so we can solve them. Let us focus on your finances so you can focus on your future.

Michael Foguth

President + Founder

Michael Foguth guides his clients through retirement planning process with concepts designed to withstand whatever the road ahead may hold. Family is what drives Michael to continue his passion in the retirement planning arena. Having seen firsthand what improper preparation and market volatility can do to one’s retirement, he makes it a point to educate others on what they can do to ensure history does not repeat itself.

Raised in Mid-Michigan by his parents Michael and Marie, Michael Foguth was taught that faith and family are the foundation to a successful journey through life. Family is of the utmost importance to him; his father being one of 13 and his mother one of 6, they emphasized the importance of strong family bonds. Michael and his wife Brooke support this belief with the five children they have together.

Michael’s passion led him to specialize in working with retirees and those nearing retirement who desire to protect their hard earned money and ensure that it is there when they need it. Educating today’s retirees plays a key role in this process. Michael and his team at Foguth Financial Group pride themselves on the long lasting relationships they have developed with their clients and their families. Michael’s clientele turn to him when they are faced with tough decisions that come up during their pre- and post-retirement journeys.

Michael is a graduate of Central Michigan University and has been in the financial services industry for over 12 years. Over that time, he’s become one the nation’s premier retirement specialists, founding Foguth Financial Group which has helped over 700 clients successfully retire. Not only has he guided his own clients, but he has worked with other financial professionals to share ideas on what best works for clients. Michael has been quoted in Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Time Magazine, USA Today, Yahoo Finance, and Forbes, as well as featured on NBC, ABC, CBS, CNBC, MSNBC, FOX and FOX Business.

P: 810-522-5650
E: mike@foguthfinancial.com

Marti McLeish

VP of Operations

Marti is a licensed insurance professional and brings to us 15 years of experience working with independent advisors. She guided them on case design for their personal clients and marketing technique for their offices. Her heart has always been rooted in the client’s best interest. Marti is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University and resides in Plymouth with her husband Ian and son Griffin.

P: 810-522-5650
E: marti@foguthfinancial.com

Bradley Vey, CFF

Investment Advisor Representative

Bradley started out his career training financial advisors across the country. In 2013 his passion with helping people led him to becoming an independent advisor with the focus on those clients who are retired or nearing retirement. Bradley grew up in Metro Detroit and earned a Bachelor’s degree from Eastern Michigan University. He currently lives in West Bloomfield with his wife Melissa and their two children; Emma and Avery. Bradley takes great pride in his community and is the treasurer for his neighborhood beach association.

Bradley recently received his national credentials with both the National Association of Certified Financial Fiduciaries | NACFF®.

P: 810-522-5650
E: brad@foguthfinancial.com

Alexander Pushman

Retirement Consultant

Alexander has extensive leadership experience working with Fortune 500 companies in development & marketing. His experience has primarily been focused in for-profit business, however his most recent leadership position was specific to one of the largest non-profits in the country for blind children. Alexander takes great pride in being an asset to his community at large and is always looking for creative ways to help others.

P: 810-522-5650
E: alex@foguthfinancial.com

Nicholas Calvaneso

Retirement Consultant

Nicholas has specialized in retirement income planning for over 9 years. Prior to this, Nicholas worked with senior-level advisors across the country assisting with the development of retirement strategies for clients – this experience has helped shape his unique perspective on retirement income planning.  Nicholas is an Oakland University graduate and resides in West Bloomfield with his wife, Heather, and his two daughters, Alivia and Austyn.

P: 810-522-5650
E: nicholas@foguthfinancial.com

Jennifer Hunter

Client Services Manager

Jennifer began her career in the financial service industry with UBS in 1996 and subsequently earned her Series 7 General Securities license in 1997. Jennifer later transitioned to Merrill Lynch where she earned her Series 66 Uniform Combined State Law license in 2001. In 2010, Jennifer joined Raymond James and in 2014 became the branch office Operations Manager. She enjoys client interaction and providing comprehensive administrative support with a commitment to ensuring prompt and accurate resolution to inquiries.

P: 810-522-5650
E: jennifer@foguthfinancial.com

Robyn Krekeler

Client Services Representative

Robyn joins the Foguth team with 4 years of experience as a Client Services Representative within the Financial Industry. She resides in Brighton with her husband Chris and their 8 children: Max, Alexis, Sam, Nick, Lauren, Samantha, Gabby and Izzy. During her time off, she enjoys spending time with her family and can usually be found at one of her children’s sporting events.

P: 810-522-5650
E: robyn@foguthfinancial.com

Matthew Foguth

Client Support Specialist

Matthew joins the Foguth team with a background in psychology, human resources, and customer service. Matthew’s passions are helping and enabling people to achieve their dreams and lifelong goals.  Matthew’s goal, as part of the new business team, is to streamline the application process and to provide superior customer service with consistent client updates. Matthew attended the University of Michigan Flint, and lives in Fenton with his wife Shelby, and can often be found relaxing with a new book.

P: 810-522-5650
E: matthew@foguthfinancial.com

Joe Canike

New Business Specialist

Joseph joins our team bringing a great wealth of experience and success in business management and process orientation.  Joe has 10+ years experience in business management as well as an insurance background.   Joe’s experience and success within business management has added great value to our new business team with his organizational skills, positive attitude, and great work ethic.  Joe is originally from Livonia, Michigan where he enjoys golf, hockey and fishing when he is away from work.  Between his professional and personal life Joe truly enjoys helping others and is a wonderful addition to our work family. 

P: 810-522-5650
E: joe@foguthfinancial.com

Laura Quillen

Event Manager

Laura is an experienced marketing professional. Prior to joining Foguth Financial Group she was employed in various sales and marketing positions for Kmart Corporation. Laura grew up in the Flint area and earned a Bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University. She currently lives in Brighton with her husband Scott and their three children: Conner, Matthew and Jack.

P: 810-522-5650
E: laura@foguthfinancial.com

Lisa Cheresko

Executive Assistant

Lisa joins Foguth Financial Group with a versatile background in operations, technology, and administrative management. Lisa is driven by her innate curiosity, intrinsic motivation, and passion for helping others achieve their goals. Lisa is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University, resides in Brighton with her family, and enjoys running and practicing yoga.

P: 810-522-5650
E: lisa@foguthfinancial.com

Kristin Ready

Director of First Impressions

Kristin has extensive experience working in multiple industries from finance to the mortgage business. She lives in the Howell area and enjoys spending time with her husband Robert and four children Luke, Sarah, Audra, and Abbie.

P: 810-522-5650
E: kristin@foguthfinancial.com

Marie Foguth

Office Manager

Marie comes to us with 30 plus years of experience as a corporate officer in manufacturing.  She has worked with the big 3 in the auto industry and manages her husband’s construction company.  After 40 years of marriage they have three married children and five beautiful granddaughters. She is a true Michigander and enjoys hiking the North Country Trails to kayaking the Great Lakes.

P: 810-522-5650
E: marie@foguthfinancial.com

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