Mike is one of the most well-known, well-respected financial advisors in the world. He is a frequent contributor for national news broadcasts, including Fox Business News, CNBC and Bloomberg. He travels the globe speaking to colleagues, clients and business leaders. He has the rare combination of tireless research and finely-tuned instincts that make him one of the most prominent voices in the investing world.
As a partner, he previously served as market strategist and lead the role of marketing for the Fund Family at Tocqueville Asset Management. He was also Portfolio Manager of the Tocqueville Genesis Fund.
Before joining Tocqueville, Mr. Williams was the Managing Director for Genesis Partners, a research and advisory firm he directed from 1990 to 2003. He continues to provide daily and weekly market insights to thousands of advisors, institutions and clients around the globe. The documented, dated research that provided our excellent record of major trend calls over the years is readily available for review.
Prior to that, from 1982 to 1990, Mr. Williams ran his own financial planning firm based in Atlanta with offices in New York City. In 1983, after a year on Wall Street at the trading floor level, Mike Williams started Genesis Partners as a private financial planning practice for FSC Securities, in Atlanta, Georgia. Within 6 months, the unit had offices in Atlanta, New York and Los Angeles. Over the next four years, they developed a client roster of wealthy individuals, reaching a peak of 53 clients with over $450 million in assets. The SectorFlow process was created over the 1982 to 1990 period to track the institutional capital flow into and out of sectors within the markets. That research has been provided to financial advisors throughout the country since 1993.
Mike has lead hundreds of audience presentations for advisors and their clients as well as a significant number of Broker-Dealers around the globe. He has spoken often for the Chicago Symposium for Financial Advisor Magazine and at numerous MoneyShows.
Mike has appeared many times over the years on Fox Business News, CNBC, Bloomberg TV and Bloomberg Radio. He previously co-hosted daily radio shows with Steve Crowley on American Scene Radio and BusinessTalk News as well as PowerMoney Radio out of Atlanta. Mike has spoken to several business classes at colleges for students in a helpful overreview of the function of markets.