Michael Cranford is a Private Wealth Advisor for the Private Wealth division of Ronald Blue Trust and serves his clients out of the branch office in Charlotte, North Carolina.
As an experienced wealth advisor to individuals, families, and businesses, Michael uses his objective perspective to help clients make wise financial decisions, live generously, and leave a lasting legacy. His goal is to help those he serves have the clarity and confidence to focus on the things that matter most to them. Michael and his team integrate financial planning, investment management, and trust services into financial plans tailored to his clients’ needs.
Prior to joining Ronald Blue & Co. (the predecessor company to Ronald Blue Trust) in 2008, Michael worked as the Director of Business Retention and Expansion for the Union County Partnership for Progress, where he focused on helping both small and large businesses flourish and grow in Union County, NC.
Michael graduated magna cum laude from Wingate University with a B.S. in Finance. Michael is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM certificant, holds the Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® (CAP®) designation, and is a Certified Wealth Strategist® (CWS®).
Active in his community, Michael serves as a board member at Greyfriars Classical Academy and is a member of the North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association (NAVHDA) and the Rowan County Wildlife Association.
He and his wife, Anna, have three sons and are members of their local church.