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Craig is one of the founding partners of the Howell & Sharp Group, joining Merrill Lynch in 2000 after teaching economics for five years. Craig focuses on advising individuals, non-profit organizations, foundations, and retirement plans on a wide range of investment management strategies. He helps clients develop wealth management strategies through a defined process that includes: goal definition, portfolio development, risk management, performance measurement, income management, and liability management.
Craig leads the Howell & Sharp Group’s wealth management services for high net worth individuals and non-profit organizations. He utilizes the considerable global resources of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management to help clients create customized strategies designed to last for multiple generations.
Craig earned his CFP® certification from the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. He has a BA degree from Hope College and a Master’s Degree from the University of Michigan.
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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