As Chief Operating Officer, Michael Windisch ensures that the operations of Hoopis Group runs smoothly. Michael is also the Agency Supervisory Officer and helps to ensure that our financial professionals conduct their business in an ethical manner and are in compliance with the regulations that apply to our business. Since 2014, Michael has been integral in retaining the core staff at Hoopis Group, by managing with his unique leadership skills.
He began his career in the financial services industry in 2001 at Northwestern Mutual as an Associate Wealth Management Advisor. After his time as an AWMA, Michael became the Director of Investment Operations from where he gradually transitioned into the compliance world, eventually becoming the Director of Network Office Supervision at his previous agency. Michael earned his Bachelor’s degree in International Business from the University of Nebraska and his MBA in Management from the University of Illinois-Chicago. Michael holds his FINRA Series 6, 7, 63, 66, 9 and 10.
Michael was born and raised in South Africa and moved to the United States in 1996 to attend college on an athletic scholarship. He competed in the 2000 Olympics in Sydney swimming for Austria. In his spare time, Michael teaches weekly swimming lessons to kids, loves to travel and enjoys trying new restaurants.
Reach out today so we can help you secure your financial future