In addition to serving their own clientele, from 2002 to 2007 Mike & Adam were employees in the case planning department of Sigma Financial. They provided training, advice, investment strategies and financial planning recommendations to approximately 1,200 investment professionals across the country. They are also licensed in life, health and disability insurance and hold both the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® and Certified Wealth Strategist® designations.
Adam Finch and Michael Rautiola, both hold the Certified Financial Planner® Certification.
This certification is earned by planners who have successfully met stringent requirements encompassing Education, Experience, Ethics and Examination.
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Adam J. Finch, CFP® CWS® AIF®
Adam began in 1999 with Merrill Lynch and Sigma Financial before co-founding RFC. He graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in finance from Eastern Michigan University. He enjoys playing and watching sports, as well as remaining a loyal Detroit Lions football fan. Adam resides in Dexter, MI with his wife Angie, daughters Maddie and Hannah and sons Ben and Alex. LinkedIn
Michael D. Rautiola, CFP® CWS® AIF®
Mike began in 1996 with Smith Barney, Merrill Lynch, and Sigma Financial before co-founding RFC. He graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in finance from Eastern Michigan University. Mike enjoys playing with his kids, and has interest in scuba diving, music, traveling and beer & wine making. He resides in Farmington, MI with his wife Nicole, daughter Violet, and sons Leo and Ty. LinkedIn
Betsy Ford, AAMS®
Betsy is a certified financial consultant with over 25 years of financial services experience. She graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. from Augustana College. Betsy and her husband Jack live in Plymouth, Michigan. Their two daughters and their families live in the area. Betsy likes to read, garden, and golf, and is an active member of the Ann Arbor Kiwanis Club.
John D. Vleko, CWS®AIF®
John has over 40 years of experience in Insurance and Investment Planning. He is a member of the National Association of Christian Financial Consultants (NACFC), and has been a crusader for Morally Responsible Investing for over 20 years.
Elizabeth A. Allen
Special Projects Manager
Beth began her career in financial planning October 1987 after working as a product analyst in engineering for Ford Motor Company. A long-term interest and active trading in the financial markets as an investor led her to become securities licensed.
Client Relations Manager
Laura joined RFC in September 2007. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Western Michigan University and has held various management positions for a global consumer goods company. Laura resides in South Lyon, MI with her husband Mike, son Griffin and daughter Jordan.
Client Operations Manager
Leslie joined RFC in June 2012. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Eastern Michigan University in 2007 and has over 8 years of experience in the financial field. Leslie resides in Livonia, MI with her husband George, daughters Evelyn & Alaina and dog Thor.
Client Operations Associate
Liz joined RFC in October 2015. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Health Administration from Eastern Michigan University and worked in the Long Term Care industry for 3 years before joining RFC. Liz resides in Dexter, MI with her with her dog Knox, and enjoys spending time with her family and friends.Rebecca Graham
Client Operations Associate
Rebecca joined RFC in October 2015. She worked in the banking industry as a bank teller for 5 years before deciding to stay home with her kids. Rebecca resides in Canton, MI with her husband Ryan, and sons Nathan and Cameron. She enjoys spending time with her family, was well as board games and cooking.Matt Bowden, MBA, CFP®, ChFC®, CLU®
Matt began in 2008 with Ash Brokerage before joining RFC in 2017. He graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Cleary University. He volunteers at Therapeutic Riding Inc. and works with the Ann Arbor Rotary. Matt resides in Superior Township with his wife Andrea, daughter Na Hee, son Thomas, and two Brittany Spaniels, Charlie and Barkley.
Therese graduated with a BA from then Mercy College of Detroit, she taught high school foreign languages, then was a full-time mother to 4 children, as well as being active in Scouting until she joined John Vleko’s office in 2001. Therese lives in Livonia with her husband Derek and is very involved in the lives of her 4 grandsons and 1 granddaughter.