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Sean McDonnell, CFP®, NSSA

Financial Adviser, Advance Capital Management

Phone: 800.345.4783
E-mail: smcdonnell@acadviser.com
www.acadviser.com
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/seanmcdonnell/

Sean McDonnell builds strong relationships with families and individuals in order to better help them meet their financial needs. As a financial adviser, he works closely with his clients to create and implement customized financial plans. He provides a wide range of services, including investment and 401(k) management, retirement planning and tax strategies.

He holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation and is a National Social Security Advisor.

Before joining Advance Capital, Sean worked as a successful small-business entrepreneur for more than a decade. He earned a BA in Communications from Michigan State University.

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September 2018

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