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Mike Byrnes

Michael W. Byrnes, Jr., National Speaker, Founder, President and Consultant 

Picture - Byrnes Consulting Mike ByrnesAbout Mike

  • Mike founded Byrnes Consulting, LLC in April 2008 with a dream of helping businesses become more successful.
  • He is happily married to Erika and they have a wonderful daughter and son.

Executive summary

–  Almost 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry.
–  Graduate-level education in marketing management.
–  Successful consultant with a passion for helping others surpass their business goals.
–  Proven thought leader, published more than 300 times over the last couple years.
–  Strong commitment to give back to the community.

Areas of expertise

  • Mike’s expertise is in business planning, marketing strategy, business development, client service and management effectiveness, along with several other areas.
  • Mike specializes in helping businesses grow by utilizing the right mix of PR, social media, websites, sales, events, advertising, direct mail, emails, marketing collateral and research.
  • When it comes to the topic of social media, Mike is seen as a premier expert.

Work experience

  • As a recognized industry thought leader, Mike has been asked to give presentations to businesses across the United States by large corporations [e.g Barron’s, Charles Schwab, TD Ameritrade, Scottrade, LPL Financial, Raymond James, Cambridge Investment Research, Cetera Advisors, Waddell & Reed, Janney Montgomery Scott, Cantella, Pershing, KMS Financial Services, Voya Financial (formerly ING), Putnam Investments, Pioneer Investments, Principal Funds, Neuberger Berman, Invesco, Citizen’s Bank, Sovereign Bank and Amica Insurance] and associations [e.g. Financial Planning Association (FPA), Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA), National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA), Financial Services Institute (FSI), Institute for Preparing Heirs, Life Insurance and Market Research Association (LIMRA) and Bank & Trust Summit.]
  • Mike has been published over 300 times by over 25 publishers in recent years by Financial Advisor, Private Wealth, Financial Planning, On Wall Street, Bank Investment Consultant, The Wall Street Journal, RIABiz, Forbes, InvestmentNews, AdvisorOne, RIA Central, Transitions, Horsesmouth, Senior Market Advisor, Plan Advisor, FPA’s Journal of Financial Planning, FPA’s Practice Management Solutions Magazine, NAPFA Advisor Magazine, IMCA’s Investment & Wealth Monitor, Reuters, CFA Institute’s Private Wealth Management Newsletter, Registered Rep. (now Rep.),, Financial IQ (a Financial Times service), The Trust Advisor, Website Magazine, BusinessNewsDaily, Entrepreneur, The Huffington Post and CNBC.
  • He has been seen as an expert guest on Wall Street Journal’s Broker’s World videos, AdvisorTV and RepTV, and heard on WXTK 95.1, the Horsesmouth AdvisorRADIO program and 980 WCAP’s morning show.
  • He gives presentations, workshops, webinars and 1-on-1 consultations to advisors across the country, hired by a wide range of organizations, from large Fortune 500 companies down to small sole proprietors.
  • He previously worked at Commonwealth Financial Network, Liberty Mutual, Fidelity Investments, Pioneer Investments, IXIS Advisors Group (formerly New England Funds, now Natixis) and Mellon Financial Corporation (formerly The Boston Company now BNY Mellon).
  • Mike began his financial service marketing experience in 1992.


  • Mike graduated from Boston College’s Wallace E. Carroll Graduate School of Management, gaining his MBA in 2000.
  • He also graduated from Saint Michael’s College, earning a BS in Business Administration in 1992.

Community involvement

  • Mike has sat on several nonprofit boards and since 2010 has served as a volunteer consultant through Executive Service Corps of New England where he helped hundreds of charities. Mike was a recipient of the “Above and Beyond Award” in both 2010 and 2011 and was honored to receive the 2013 Edmund V. Marshall Outstanding Project of the Year Award.
  • He was a Chair of the 2014 St. Joseph Parish Golf Outing and Fundraiser.
  • He was a Chair of the St. Mike’s 20th reunion.
  • He is a girls soccer coach (2014-2016).

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