About Mike Ladge
Drawing upon more than 20 years of experience as a financial advisor, Michael "Mike" Ladge provides long-term investment advice and money management counseling to celebrities and professional athletes in all four major sports leagues (NFL, NBA, NHL, and MLB). A former professional racquetball player who won multiple state and national championships, Mike Ladge understands the financial challenges facing athletes, who spend most of their time working toward improving and have little time to focus on financial matters. He is a registered financial advisor with the NFLPA and, throughout his career, has earned accolades such as Top-100 Advisor by Worth Magazine and 5-Star Wealth Manager by Los Angeles Magazine.
Prior to being hired as executive director of a California-based firm in 2008, Mike Ladge worked for Citigroup Global Markets, UBS Financial Services, and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Securities Corporation. Mr. Ladge earned an MBA with a focus on finance and entrepreneurship from the Anderson School at UCLA in 1996. Previously, he received a bachelor's degree in finance and statistics from Syracuse University.