Michael Graham, CFP®
President & Chief Executive Officer
Michael Graham, CFP® has been in the financial services industry since 1996. He is an alumnus of Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa. He obtained his securities licensing soon after graduation. He then joined his father, John, at John Graham & Associates, Inc. as a registered representative.
He completed the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ education program and passed the accompanying board exam in the spring of 2000. He currently holds seven other professional licenses. Mike was a driving force in the formation of Midwestern Securities Trading Company, LLC in 1999. He had a goal to bring accountability, expertise, and personal service to registered reps through a premier, emerging firm centrally located in the U.S.
Mike was raised in Metamora, Ill., where he now resides with his wife, Stacey, and sons, Aidan and Ethan. Together they keep focused on the 4Fs: Faith, Family, Fitness, and Fun.
Mike is very involved in his community. He currently serves as a Peoria Riverfront Museum Foundation board member. He has also served as president of the East Peoria Chamber of Commerce; served on the Roanoke-Benson CUSD 60 School Board; served as president of the Pediatric Resource Center Board; is a past president of the East Peoria Police Pension Board; served on the Finance Committee of Peoria Christian School; and the Board of Trustees for Eureka College. He was recognized in 40 Leaders Under 40 Class of 2007 and was the 2016 Pediatric Resource Center recipient of the Champions for Children award.