Passionate about all of his clients and their financial well-being, Mike works tirelessly to build and maintain strong, long-term relationships built on a solid foundation of honesty and integrity. He founded LaPorte Financial as an independently managed firm committed to providing customized and personalized strategies that take into account many aspects of clients’ lives, and he offers guidance, clarity of thought, and experience to help them gain confidence in their financial future.
Mike graduated from St. Francis College in Loretto, Pennsylvania, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Before joining the financial world, Mike, like his staff, was involved in the hospitality industry, where he learned the importance of having a personal touch with clients. Since then, he has garnered over 25 years of experience in the financial services world. Mike is dedicated to his community through the West Orange Chamber of Commerce, and he is a graduate of Leadership West Orange. He is a former Rotarian, current member and past president of the Central Florida chapter of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA), and a former board member and director at large for NAIFA Florida.
As a husband and father, Mike’s family is a great focal point in his life. He grew up in Western Pennsylvania, and he is a Pittsburgh Steelers fan. Having a daughter that graduated from the school, Mike and his family are also big Notre Dame fans. In the early mornings before work, one can often find Mike rowing with his Live2Row team. Formerly, he ran half marathons, and he ran his first marathon in 2017, the Marine Corps Marathon.