June 2018 – Valley National Financial Advisors welcomes Michael Warch as the firm’s newest Senior Associate. Mike comes to the team with five years of experience working on financial advisory teams.
Mike will work out of Valley National’s Bethlehem office as part of a service team supporting clients in the areas of wealth management and financial planning, as well as continuing professional development through the firm’s Entry Level Professional (ELP) program. The ELP program, now in its sixth year, is specifically designed to prepare the next generation of Financial Advisors at Valley National with key skills and knowledge.
“Our ELP hiring has become very competitive, and we are pleased to be able to attract talented professionals like Mike who already have some experience in our industry,” said Matthew Petrozelli, Chief Executive Officer. “Valley National takes great care in the selection and professional development of our next generation of leaders. That is one of the reasons why our relationships with clients and their families pass the test of time.”
Mike has his Series 7, Series 63 and Series 65 securities licenses, and Pennsylvania Life and Health Insurance license. He plans to pursue the Certified Financial Planner professional designation. Mike has a B.S. from Fairfield University with a double major in Finance & Accounting.
Mike resides in Allentown and is engaged to be married in October. He is an avid Mets, Jets, Islanders, and Notre Dame fan. On the weekends, you can find Mike on the golf course, playing all types of sports, or at the park with his lab named Colby.
Mike can be reached at email@example.com or at 610-868-9000 x 117