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Michael Hengehold, CPA/PFS MST RICP®

Michael Hengehold, CPA/PFS MST RICP®

Founder and President

Community & Leadership

  • Goering Center, Member
  • Educational Scholarship Assistance Program (ESAP), Advisor



  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Personal Financial Planning Specialist – PFS
  • Retirement Income Certified Professional RICP®


  • Master of Science in Taxation (M.S.T.) DePaul University
  • BA Accounting, Thomas More College

Mike Hengehold is Founder and CEO of Hengehold Capital Management LLC, a Registered Investment Advisory Firm with the single goal of helping its clients reach financial independence. Through recessions, recoveries, bull and bear markets, Mike’s goal has never changed.

Mike holds the Personal Financial Planning Specialist designation from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mike is a CPA with more than 30 years of investment, tax and financial planning experience. Mike holds a Master’s Degree in Taxation from DePaul University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Thomas More College. He's a member of the American Institute of CPA's personal financial planning division. In 2015, Mike earned the Retirement Income Certified Professional® (RICP®) designation from The American College. The RICP® educational curriculum is the most complete and comprehensive program available to professional financial advisors desiring to help their clients create sustainable retirement income plans. 

Mike has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Investor's Business Daily and BusinessWeek, and has written articles for a variety of professional journals. Mike was recently recognized by Barron’s as one of the nation’s top 400 independent financial advisors. Mike serves as an advisor for the Educational Scholarship Assistance Program (ESAP), a Cincinnati Catholic education fund that helps provide tuition assistance for families with financial need.

Mike and his wife Mary Anne live in Northern Kentucky. They have two great sons who are working and pursuing their dreams. Mike enjoys sailing, playing the guitar, home brewing and the Cincinnati Bengals.

Mike has been recognized as a Five Star Wealth Manager for multiple years. Five Star Professional conducts market research to define and promote professional excellence.