Michael Murphy


Michael Murphy

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Mike brings financial planning and investment expertise to Droms Strauss Wealth Management, with over 15 years of diverse experience in the financial services industry. His extensive background in estate, business and investment planning, combined with his own experience as a business owner, adds a wealth of professional knowledge to the firm.

Mike specializes in working with business owners and high net worth individuals to incorporate personal and business needs into one, integrated plan. He is highly effective in assisting both the current and next generations to develop long-term, family-focused, financial plans. He manages the review and rebalancing of client portfolios and has an intuitive understanding of the steps needed to build a healthy portfolio, making his attention to detail an invaluable asset.

As the co-founder and an active board member of Gateway Metallizing, Mike brings a unique perspective to client issues. He has worked with several companies to develop and implement succession plans, benefitting clients regardless of their stage of corporate development.

Mike earned a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Missouri-Rolla. In 2008, he was acknowledged as a Five Star Wealth Manager, ranked Best in Client Satisfaction by St. Louis Magazine and was honored with an invitation to address the 2008 inaugural Wealth Management Congress in Boston. Mike has been quoted on investment management and estate planning topics in the St. Louis Business Journal and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.