Mike is responsible for building Kovitz's investment management business with respect to Taft-Hartley and related pension plans. Mike has well-established relationships with the Taft-Hartley community and their service providers. Prior to joining Kovitz, he served as the Director of Institutional Sales for Vestor Capital Corporation in Chicago where he was responsible for their Taft-Hartley institutional division. Mike has also served as the Director of Labor for the State of Illinois and served six terms as Business Manager for IBEW Local 364 in Rockford, Illinois. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Labor Studies degree from National Labor College in Silver Spring, Maryland. Michael is licensed with FINRA under Series 65.