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The Advisor Development Show is a digital mastermind network for the best financial professionals across the country. Join your host, Karl Hoover, as he interviews the brightest minds across the financial landscape every episode.

Karl has been with Financial Independence Group for more than 20 years and is a senior vice president who enjoys leading advisors through the the worlds of marketing, practice management, product R&D and the various challenges financial professionals face trying to grow and maintain their practices.

This show is all about sharing ideas and experiences to help you overcome obstacles and become a better financial professional.


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Jul 6, 2022

The Co-Chief Executive Office at Financial Independence Group joins us today to discuss his journey to a leadership role, how FIG gives advisors a competitive advantage and much more about the future of advising at FIG.

Mike began his tenure at FIG in 2002 after graduating from UNC Chapel Hill. Starting in the trenches as an annuity consultant, he quickly developed a passion for helping advisors better serve their clients. With his team, Mike helps to drive the strategic vision that better equips our financial professionals to thrive in the financial industry.



3:05 – Favorite TV show as a kid?

7:03 – FIG is a family

8:37 – What makes FIG different?

9:54 – We are still small but successful

12:38 – What is the future of the FMO and IMO Field?

15:40 – Our growing tech team

17:31 – Better serving our clients

20:29 – The next 100 years

23:55 – A life lesson