Are you ready to start planning for the retirement of your dreams?
Welcome to the Retire to a Life You Love® podcast, where host Michelle Gessner, CFP® shares her expertise and strategies to help you achieve the freedom you deserve.
In this inaugural episode, we get to know Michelle, the founder of Gessner Wealth Strategies, and how she intends to help people plan for a successful, and prosperous retirement.
Listen in as Michelle discusses:
- How her firm helps guide clients through the retirement planning process.
- Her love of hiking, reading, and animals.
- Why she believes you should trust professionals to do their job.
- How living abroad caused her to learn new customs, habits, and languages.
- And more!
As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, Michelle is passionate about building a life plan for her clients and helping them see that they have choices, which often comes to them as a pleasant surprise. She is an independent thinker and a huge advocate of her clients’ interests. Her greatest joy is working to do what is right for them and be their voice.
Michelle has a B.S. in Finance from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and an M.S. in Management from Boston University, Brussels. Growing up in Montana and moving to Colorado for college, she took out student loans and worked her way through all four years. After graduating in 1987 with honors, she accepted a job at Shell Oil in Houston, and worked her way up the corporate ladder to a management position before leaving in 1992 for Brussels, Belgium, where she lived for 4 years. In Brussels, she learned about different cultures and basic conversational French as well as pursuing and earning a graduate degree in management.
As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, she is held to the highest standards set forth in the industry. She surrounds herself with a back office of experts in tax and investment research so that her clients have the best of both worlds – the resources of a large firm with the caring, dedication, and personal service of a small firm.
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