• Twenty-five-year veteran of financial services; full-time trader and writer
  • Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC) and CMT Level II Investment Analyst
  • Editor of the CMT Association's newsletter, Technically Speaking

Experience

Michael (Mike) Carr is a full-time trader, writer, and speaker with a long, illustrious career in financial services. He began his career as a financial consultant with Merrill Lynch and went on to become director and branch manager at UBS Wealth Management in Austin, Texas. From there, Mike became vice president and district manager at SWS Group, a regional private bank that serves Texas, California, and the Southwest United States. Mike currently works at FMP Wealth Advisers in Austin, Texas, as a partner and lead adviser, where he "helps clients see around their financial corners."

In 2011, Mike founded The Consistency Initiative, the platform from which he writes and speaks about the "new brain science of achievement." He says, "Our brains were designed to solve puzzles. They remember what we don't remember or what we don't remember we remember. They secretly know where to go grab answers that fit into other answers to give us our answer. As long as we keep asking." An acclaimed "motivational speaker," Mike twice has been named a "World Champion of Public Speaking Semifinalist."

Education

Mike received a bachelor's degree in pre-law studies from Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas, and studied accounting and finance at Oklahoma State University.