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Tom Kessel, AWMA®

Financial Life Advisor

Tom has been a member of the Telemus team since March of 2020. He joins Telemus with over 35 years of experience supporting the growth and success of privately held businesses in Michigan. It is Tom’s mission to assist business owners and their families to be more aware of and prepared for the challenges and opportunities that their wealth creates, including financial, familial, emotional and health, allowing them to have greater peace of mind for the future.

Tom has held leadership positions within commercial banking and capital markets business units of financial institutions including NBD Bank, Bank One Capital Markets and Wells Fargo. He received his MBA in finance from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business and his BA in Economics from Hope College.

Tom is on the Board of Directors of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the Financial and Estate Planning Council of Southeast Michigan and the Detroit Economic Club. He and his wife reside in Bloomfield Village and have four adult sons. He spends his spare time following his sons’ Holy Cross and UMass Amherst college hockey teams.

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Email Address: tkessel@telemus.com