Mr. Barnes has centered his practice on investment and financial planning, asset management, and teaching clients to better handle their finances since joining Vantage in 2013. His client centered philosophy has enabled his to grow his practice largely through referrals from his clients. Prior to joining Vantage, Eric served as a Vice President and Division Manager for a broker/dealer where he was responsible for the operations, management, staffing and production of the firm’s Registered Representatives.
Eric works with individuals, families and businesses, providing them with advice on planning for retirement, college funding, asset accumulation, and distribution planning during retirement. He is also responsible for the recruitment and mentorship of new financial advisors to Vantage in the Michigan area.
Eric received his Bachelors of Business Administration degree with concentrations in both finance and financial planning from Western Michigan University. Michael is an Investment Advisor Representative of Cetera Advisor Networks LLC, member FINRA/SIPC, a registered broker/dealer and a Registered investment Advisor. He has the Series 6 Investment Company and Variable Contract Product Representative, Series 7 General Securities Representative, Series 63 Uniform Securities Agent Law, Series 66 Uniform Combined State Law and Series 26 Investment Company and Variable Contract Product Principal registrations and has Life, Accident & Health and Annuity insurance licenses.