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Mikel is a Partner in the Lafayette office, where he is responsible for investment research and analysis. He brings over two decades of experience in investment research and portfolio management and his passion for rigorous analytical research and critical thinking assists with the firm’s investment research, asset allocation, and portfolio management activities.

Prior to joining Cerity Partners, Mikel was the Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer at Jurika, Mills and Keifer. He worked alongside Karl Mills since the founding of the firm, and at their prior firm, Jurika & Voyles. Mikel began his career as a financial analyst with Nvest, LP, a Boston based financial services holding company which acquired Jurika & Voyles in 1997.

Along with his keen interest in investing, Mikel’s sons Max, Jack and Shawn plus his wife Merri keep him busy and inspired.


  • B.S. in Business Administration from Northeastern University (graduated summa cum laude)


  • Chartered Financial Analyst

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