Michael B. McKay, CFP®, a fee-based financial advisor, manages LongView’s branch office in Columbus, GA. Prior to joining LongView Wealth Management in 2003, Mike had a 17-year career with Aflac, his first and only employer, where he served as Second Vice President of Marketing Planning and Research. Mike has a thorough understanding of the total compensation package of Aflac’s field force and employees, including extensive knowledge of renewal commissions, stock bonus, MPI bonus, stock options, pension, 401(k), and deferred compensation plan. Mike is proud to have built a clientele comprised largely of Aflac’s field force, employees, and their immediate families.
Ever since Mike purchased his first mutual fund when he was 25 years old, he has had a passion for investing and reading anything on the topic that he could get his hands on. “Over the years, people would seek me out for financial and investment advice,” he says. “I simply enjoyed educating and helping others.” It was his lifelong dream to become a financial advisor and create personalized strategies for his clients’ financial futures, and he is pleased to be living that dream at LongView.
Mike graduated from the University of Georgia in 1986 with a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics and received his Certified Financial Planner™ certificate through the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia in 2011.
Mike resides in Columbus, Georgia, and is the father of two grown sons. He enjoys mountain biking, football, music, and attending live concerts.