Michael  Whitney

Michael Whitney

Financial Paraplanner to John Gigliello, CFP®, AIF®, MBA, EA

Mike graduated from Clemson University in May 2018 with a B.S. in Financial Management and a concentration in Financial Planning. After graduating from Clemson University, Mike served as an Associate Financial Advisor for two years at Wealthway Financial Advisors, an Independent RIA in Norfolk, Virginia. 

A native of the Capital District, Mike recently returned to the area and, in May 2020, began working with Albany Financial Group, where he is be responsible for investment research, client service and assisting the financial advisors in the financial planning and wealth management process.

Mike passed the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ exam in March 2019 and is now working towards the experience requirement to earn the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation next year.

Mike’s interest in the field comes from his passion for helping others. From organizing food and toy drives, to helping underprivileged families complete their tax returns, he always looks to give back to his community. He has carried this passion into developing relationships with clients and coworkers and looks forward to continuing to help others with this skill set.

Mike has a strong passion for sports. He is an avid Clemson Tigers fan and was a student when they won the football National Championship in 2016. He also enjoys skiing and has visited a variety of mountains across the US.