Michael Wesseln was born in 1965. After graduating from Servite High School in 1983, he received his Bachelors of Business Administration at the University of San Diego in 1987. Mr. Wesseln began his Financial Advisor career with AIM Financial Consulting Group, Inc. in San Diego in 1987. In 1993 he established his own practice, Wesseln Financial. Mr. Wesseln is a Registered Representative and an Investment Advisor Representative with Royal Alliance Associates, Inc. Mr. Wesseln has successfully passed three securities registration examinations: Series 7, 24, and 63. To maintain these registrations, Mr. Wesseln completes a FINRA continuing education course every three years and Royal Alliance's continuing education courses each year. Mr. Wesseln earned the Certified Financial Planner™ certification from the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. in 1992. To obtain the designation, the candidate must have a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university and 3 years of full-time personal financial planning experience. To obtain the CFP® certification, Mr. Wesseln passed the CFP Certification Examination which is a 10 hour exam split into 3 different sections. To maintain the designation it is required that 30 hours of continuing education be completed every 2 years. Michael and his wife Kelly have three children and live in the Carmel Valley area of San Diego.