“Outstanding client service is built on a foundation of integrity, personal responsibility, and teamwork.”
As a Nemes Rush financial advisor, Michael is responsible for managing his clients’ financial needs and providing them with the insight, professional guidance, and proactive, tailored approach that has become both his and a Nemes Rush signature. Michael embraces the role as his clients’ trusted advisor, building personal relationships with his clients and regularly going above and beyond to deliver exceptional service.
With more than a decade of experience as a CPA, Michael has a demonstrated track record of providing comprehensive tax, estate, and retirement planning for high-net-worth families, including their trusts, estates, and related entities. Michael has significant experience working with professional services clients, including attorneys, physicians, and entrepreneurs; private equity funds and their principals; and other closely held businesses.
Prior to joining Nemes Rush, Michael was a manager in the Denver and Chicago offices of Topel Forman, a mid-sized accounting firm, for over 6 years and worked in the Detroit and Chicago offices of Ernst & Young in their Private Client Services group. He is a Michigan State University graduate, where he earned both his B.A. and Master’s degrees—both in Accounting. He currently resides in Northville with his wife, Alex, and their three sons. Michael enjoys all outdoor sports, especially soccer, skiing, biking, and golf.
Memberships and certifications
- Certified Financial Planner (CFP®)
- Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- Member of Great Lakes Business Transition Group
- 2022 Board Member, Risk Management Association East Michigan Chapter