Michael has been a financial consultant for the past 27 years. MT Ryan Inc. was founded in 2005 as an Advisory Firm that specializes in working with small business owners, small company retirement plans and transition planning. In addition to nearly three decades of implementing conservative investment management strategies, Michael has a full range of experience in corporate finance, employee benefits, transition planning, mergers, and executive compensation. He has consulted with business owners on exit strategies and preparing for the sale of a business, tax strategies, and conservative asset management. He has been instrumental in the startup of several successful small businesses in Orange County, CA and has specific training and experience in the area of business mediation. Michael has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Human Resource Management from Brigham Young University – Hawaii, and is a member of the International Association of Business Mediation Consultants, IABMC.