After five years as an artillery officer in the United States Marine Corps, Michael Connole began his career in financial services in 1999 at PaineWebber in Beverly Hills, Ca. He worked in San Francisco until his Marine Corps Reserve Unit was deployed to Iraq. Upon his return, Mike helped build a recruiting contact team in Washington, DC and then ran a high-performing revenue branch in the Houston Galleria area. In July of 2013, Mike joined MetLife as the Managing Partner in Ohio. Mass Mutual later purchased the Financial Advisor Network from MetLife and now Paul Fox and Michael Connole own Skylight Financial Group. They currently have 200 Advisors throughout the great state of Ohio (Columbus, Cleveland, Akron, Dayton, Cincinnati, Youngstown, and Toledo). Mike recently retired as a Lieutenant Colonel from the United States Marine Corps Reserves where he served honorably for 24 years. He is married to Stephanie and they have four children. Mike and his family are residents of Avon Lake, OH and attend Saint Raphael’s Church in Bay Village.