Get to Know our Newest Team Member: Michael Braun

unnamedWe recently welcomed Mike to our team this summer as a financial representative. Mike helps clients identify and tailor retirement options to their income needs and future goals. Get to know our newest team member better.

Where did you grow up?

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Why do you like working at Everest?

I enjoy working for Everest because after working for 5 years on the wholesale side where I faced hundreds of advisors as my clients, I quickly began to realize that Everest is one of the true and few firms in the country that strives to serve its clients to their best, but more importantly, honest ability

What is your favorite sports team?

I lived in San Francisco for 3 years, so I love the Giants. I’m also a Minnesota Timberwolves fan.

What is your favorite pastime?

I love traveling. I’ve been to Australia, Spain, France, Netherlands, Switzerland, Greek islands, Portugal, Madeira and Mexico.

What is something most people don’t know about you?

My first flight that I ever did on my own was to Australia when I was 17. I had 4.5 hours to LA, then 17 hours to Sydney and had to spend a day on my own before meeting my sister who was studying in New Zealand at the time.