Fairport Wealth Michael Drennen

Michael R. Drennen


Mike Drennen brings over 17 years of experience in financial services to Fairport Wealth. As Chief Wealth Officer, Mike leads a cross functional team in support of our vision to inspire families and has primary accountability for the Advice, Growth, Marketing and Training functions of the firm. As a key member of Fairport’s leadership, he contributes to the strategic direction of the organization and works to ensure the continued success, growth and development of all our offices and people.

He most recently worked at Hightower Advisors, our parent company, as an Executive Director on the Advisor Engagement team partnering with advisory firms across the country in running profitable, efficient and growing businesses. Prior to joining Hightower, Mike served as Vice President of Business Consulting at Carson Group and spent 8 years at Fidelity Investments, most notably as a member of the National Accounts Relationship Management team working with many of the largest and most complex businesses within the RIA industry. Mike began his career in the banking industry at Fifth Third Bank in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Mike earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He currently resides in Boston, Massachusetts with his wife Katie and their four children. Outside of work, Mike enjoys spending as much time as he can with his family, coaching soccer, playing golf and being outdoors.

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