Mike started his first business at age 14 and has been a student of finance and economics ever since. Along the way he has worked with a Texas State Representative, two U.S. Senators, and three Global Financial Firms before joining FMP.
After graduating from Abilene Christian University, Mike worked with U.S. Senator David Boren who was then Chairman of a branch the Senate Finance Committee. After leaving public service, Mike joined Merrill Lynch to apply the financial principles he had learned to clients’ personal financial planning. After 8 years, Mike was recruited by UBS where he was blessed to be able to lead some of the most successful financial advisor teams in Oklahoma and Texas. Mike and his growing family of 10 eventually moved with UBS to Austin in 2007 where the Carr family chose to make Central Texas their permanent home. In Austin, Mike has overseen a UBS office, led the Austin/ San Antonio Complex for the financial firm SWS, and enjoyed live music.
In 2012, Mike joined FMP because of the way he observed FMP cares for clients and their money.
Mike has been married to Julie since 1989 and they have 8 children: Madison, McKenna-Jane, Justus, Maesy, Jairus, Journey, Merci, and Jakin. They are active in their church and their children’s activities. When not being Dad, Husband, or Financial Advisor, Mike enjoys public speaking, hiking, reading, and camping.