Mike has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Drake University and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Michigan State University. Mike began his career with Price Waterhouse in 1970 and had twelve years of corporate financial management experience with McDonalds and two other publicly held companies. In 1989, Mike founded Michael N. Mahoney, CPAs, an accounting and tax practice in Wheaton, IL. As a part of that practice Mike started providing financial services to clients in 1992. In November of 2016, Mike sold the accounting and tax practice, but he has continued to provide financial services to clients through Mahoney Advisors, Inc. He is a Registered Representative with Cetera Financial Specialists LLC, member FINRA/SIPC, and an Investment Advisor Representative with Cetera Investment Advisers LLC. He holds Securities Registrations Series 6, 62, 63 and 65 and is a licensed insurance producer in a number of states.