Biographies

Michael H. Kessling CLU, AEP, CLTC, CFBS

Michael H. Kessling, CLU, AEP, CLTC, CFBS Mike entered in the financial services industry in 1972. He is the owner of The Kessling Financial Group, LLC (KFG). He and his staff dedicate their days to the role of trusted consultant to each and every client. Mike’s focus is on four areas: Wealth Creation, Wealth Accumulation, Wealth Preservation, and Employee Benefits. Mike holds the following professional designations: Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Certified Family Business Specialist (CFBS), and Certified Long Term Care Specialist (CLTC) through the American College. He is an Accredited Estate Planner (AEP) through the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils. Mike has maintained a place at the prestigious Million Dollar Round Table for 39 consecutive years and is a Life Member. He qualified for the 'Top of the Table' and 'Court of the Table' in 2014 and 'Court of the Table in 2015. An accomplished speaker, Mike has addressed audiences in many states on various topics relevant to financial planning. Mike actively participates in community and civic endeavors, whether as a chairman of a golf tournament or as a board member for numerous causes. Over the years, Mike has proudly supported Big Brothers, Special Olympics, the NKU Foundation, the Red Cross, and the National Coalition for the Protection of Children and Families. Mike served as treasurer of the New Hope Center in Edgewood, KY.

Mike's long-term interest in family business started at age 6, “working” on the roofs of the homes built by his father’s construction company. Memories of watching his father’s small business thrive sparked a familiar interest as an adult, and led to his election as a Delegate to the White House Conference on Small Business and involvement with the Goering Center for Family and Private Business at the University of Cincinnati, and the Next Generation Institute. Mike served the NKU Foundation as a mentor and servant to the family businesses of Northern Kentucky.

The company motto, “We strive to make all of our clients feel like our only client” is endorsed by all members of the staff. Mike is a graduate of St. Xavier High School and holds a B.A. from John Carroll University in Cleveland. He and his wife, Carol, live in Ft. Thomas, Kentucky where they have made their home and raised their three children. They now enjoy their five grandchildren along with their other hobbies of golf, boating, traveling, reading, and supporting the Arts in Cincinnati.

Michael H. Kessling is licensed to offer insurance in Florida, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, New York, Ohio, North Carolina, Virginia. He is also licensed to sell securities in California #OC34936, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Florida and North Carolina.

 

Michael B. Kessling

Michael B. Kessling Michael first heard about financial issues at the dinner table growing up and on weekends at the office. He is now endeavoring to continue the legacy and share his father’s wisdom with a new generation of clients. Michael received a B.A. in History from Northern Kentucky University and is a graduate of Highlands High School in Fort Thomas. An avid golfer, Michael is an active member of several boards including Northern Kentucky University's Go Norse Fund, Greater Cincinnati Golf Association and Seeds of Glory. He resides in Highland Heights with his wife, Betsey. Michael is looking forward to adding a new perspective to the Kessling Financial Group. He takes pride in communicating with people and allowing them to express their personal and financial goals.

Michael B. Kessling is licensed to offer insurance in Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Virginia. He is licensed to sell securities in Kentucky and Ohio.