Michael’s financial planning career has led him on a unique path. His trajectory at Signature Financial Planning began with an internship in 1999. After serving as an intern for three years, Michael joined H & R Block and later Allegheny Financial as an advisor. He reunited with the Signature family in 2004 as Vice President of Operations.
Michael became a partner in the firm in 2014, overseeing strategic operations in addition to advising both individual clients and businesses. As a fully licensed financial advisor and CFP® professional, Michael helps position his clients for financial success by providing comprehensive wealth building and distribution strategies as they pursue their personal and financial goals.
Michael graduated magna cum laude from Grove City College, where he received a degree in business management. He is a Registered Rep of Kestra Investment Services, LLC (Kestra IS) and Investment Advisor Rep of Kestra Advisory Services, LLC (Kestra AS).
Passionate about leadership development, Michael serves as President and founding member of the Network Connections chapter of Business Network International (BNI). This organization brings together professionals from different industries to share information and learn from each other as they build their practices. He also cofounded the Pittsburgh Professionals Network, a group of professionals who meet regularly to build business relationships and improve the community through charitable work. He has also volunteered with Leadership Pittsburgh Inc., to help strengthen regional leadership through a variety of programs and partnerships.
In his spare time, Michael enjoys golf and music of all kinds. Born and raised in the North Hills of Pittsburgh, Mr. Milarski currently resides in Ben Avon with his wife Carrie, daughter Jane, and stepsons Kian and Magnus.