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Michael W. Obenauf Joins Wilde Wealth Management Group
as Investment Advisor Representative
(Scottsdale, Ariz. – May 20, 2019) – Wilde Wealth Management Group, an award-winning independent financial advisory firm with offices in Scottsdale, Tempe, Glendale, Payson, Tucson and Indiana, is pleased to announce Michael W. Obenauf has joined the firm as an investment adviser representative. In his role, Obenauf will focus on wealth management, retirement income planning and asset protection planning. He will work from the firm’s Scottsdale office, which is located at 7025 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 115.
“Michael is a coach at heart, actually coaching youth hockey in his spare time, in fact. His approach to client service is to educate versus dictate, talking to each client versus at them. That, combined with belief in the importance of tailoring investment strategies and actuarial science to effectively accomplish unique financial planning needs, attracted us to him immediately,” said Trevor Wilde, MBA, AIF®, managing director of Wilde Wealth Management.
Obenauf earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. At his prior firm, where he worked in financial services, he was named “Rookie of the Year” in 2016.
“I was first attracted to Wilde Wealth based on Trevor’s reputation as 2019 marked his 11
consecutive year ranking as among Barron’s top advisors in the nation,” said Obenauf, who holds Series 7 and Series 66 registrations as well as his Life and Health License. “Once I began my due diligence, I was impressed by the the comprehensive retirement, investment, real estate, insurance, legal and tax planning services all under one roof as well as the community minded spirit of the team. It feels like a perfect fit.”
Community minded himself, Obenauf was recently appointed to the Scottsdale Active 20-30 Club. The organization is comprised of 50 men between the ages of 20 and 40 that are business and community leaders. The primary focus of the organization is philanthropic fundraising to support local children's charities.
An Illinois native, Obenauf has resided in Scottsdale since 2016.
About Wilde Wealth Management Group
Wilde Wealth Management Group is an award-winning independent financial services firm that provides comprehensive retirement, investment, real estate, insurance, legal and tax planning services all under one roof. A fee-based firm with in-house Independent Investment Advisors, Certified Financial Planners, Certified Public Accountants, attorneys, and mortgage and insurance specialists all working together toward clients’ diverse goals, the firm has been recognized by
as among “The Most Dependable Wealth Managers in the Southwest” and has been named to Barron’s “List of Top 1,200 Advisors” annually for a decade. Currently, Wilde Wealth Management Group has more than $750 million in assets under management and five offices across Arizona located in Scottsdale, Glendale, Tempe, Tucson and Payson, as well as an office in Indiana. For more information, visit
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Barron’s Top 1200 Financial Advisors: Listing in this publication is not a guarantee of future performance or success. Award recipient Trevor Wilde, Financial Advisor at Wilde Wealth Management Group. Over 4,000 advisors who wish to be ranked fill out a 102-question survey about their practice, data is then verified and then applied to a ranking formula. The ranking reflects the volume of assets overseen by the advisors and their teams, revenues generated for the firms, and the quality of the advisors’ practices. The scoring system assigns a top score of 100 and rates the rest by comparing them with the top-ranked advisor. Listing in this publication and/or award is not a guarantee of future investment success. This recognition should not be considered as an endorsement of the advisor by any client.