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Brett Howell is one of the founding partners of the Howell & Sharp Group, joining Merrill Lynch in 2000. Brett's focus is in the area of qualified and non-qualified retirement plans for corporations and non-profit organizations. The consulting services Brett provides includes: provider selection, plan monitoring, employee education and presenting investment options to plan sponsors.
Brett earned his CFP® certification from the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. He graduated from Michigan State University and lives in the Grand Rapids area with his wife and five kids.
Named to Forbes “Best-in-State Wealth Advisors” list in 2018 and 2019.*
*Source: Forbes "Best-in-State Wealth Advisors" list, February 2019. For more information about the selection criteria, visit: http://details-he.re/xR7HbE . Forbes is a trademark of Forbes Media LLC. All rights reserved. These rankings and ratings are not representative nor indicative of any one client's experience, future performance, or investment outcome and such rankings should not be construed as an endorsement of the advisor.
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