Al Gardner is a Wealth Manager at DeSERANNO, providing financial advisory and investment services to clients, including individuals, families, and businesses. Al specializes in teaching clients to understand investing as a means of helping them make informed decisions about managing their lives and their money.
Al joined DeSERANNO in 2008 with more than 15 years of financial advisory experience, including positions at Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley. Before his financial advising career, Al spent 18 years gaining a keen sense of all aspects of business. He is a graduate of the Ford Motor Company Minority Dealer Training Program. His experience includes corporate assignments in manufacturing and human resources with Ford, Harris Bank and AT&T.
Al earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Indiana State University and his Master’s degree in Business Management from Central Michigan University. Al also completed the Oakland University Certificate Program in Financial Planning and holds the investment advisor Series 65 license. In addition, Al is a professional speaker on a range of topics benefiting civic and community groups.