Charlie Nemes, CPA, CFP®


“My clients have become family.”

As co-founder and CEO of Nemes Rush, Charlie is responsible for all aspects of the firm’s operations, including client relationships, practice management strategies and talent development.

His experience as a CPA helped reinforce the importance of sound financial planning and investment analysis. But in more than three decades as a financial professional, it’s been the care and sincerity with which Charlie builds and maintains close personal relationships with his clients that has fueled his success. He is passionate about making a real difference in the lives of his clients, viewing himself as a kind of financial lifeguard, protecting clients from unpredictable tides in sea of life, and guiding them safely to shore.

Prior to co-founding Nemes Rush, Charlie served as a as a Senior Vice President of investments and an investment management with Raymond James. Charlie is a graduate of the University of Detroit Mercy, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in accounting. Charlie is a longtime resident of Novi, where he lives with his wife, Kathleen. Charlie and Kathleen have three sons, including Nemes Rush partner Chris Nemes.


Memberships and certifications
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP®)
Named to:
  • Barron’sTop 1,200 Advisors
  • London Financial Times Top 400
  • 2021 Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisors

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER,   and  in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements.