Mike Sedlak, founder and managing member of Golden Trail Advisers, LLC advises executives, business owners and individuals on their financial planning and investments. Since 1998, Mike has worked on cases with people at all stages of their financial lives.
Education and Certifications
Mike has broad designations such as his MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management and specific financial designations such as Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), and Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA).
Depth of Experience
Mike's depth of experience enables him to advise individuals and business owners on a broad range of financial issues. Mike helps individuals clarify issues in complex estates, private investments and executive compensation programs. One specialty is guiding business owners through the process of enhancing value and transferring ownership. The sale or transfer of a business can be the most important decision business owners make.
Community Involvement and Family
Mike has held top leadership positions in volunteer organizations including the YMCA (head of Southwest Adventure Guides), Rotary Club of Hinsdale (President, Vice President and Board Member), St. Francis of Assisi Church and Knights of Columbus. Mike lives in suburban Chicago with his wife and two children.