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Address:

2226 South Airport Road West Suite C
Traverse City, MI 49684

Phone:

800.499.3000 | 231.933.4396

Fax/Other:

231.929.9612

Who We are and What we Stand FOR

Mecky Kessler-Howell, AIF® - Partner
 
Mecky is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary®, Investment Advisor Representative & founding partner of FOR Investment Partners, offering Securities and Investment Advisory Services through Western International Securities, Inc. Prior to founding FOR she was a member of Progressive Asset Management since 1995.   Mecky has served on the Board of Trustees at the Pathfinder School in Traverse City.  Prior to joining PAM in 1995 she worked as a Registered Representative at PaineWebber.  Mecky holds a degree in Medical Technology from the University of Hannover, Germany and worked in the Genetics and Cancer research department at the University of Hannover and later at Michigan State University.  Mecky spent two years with the German Volunteer Service in Togo, West-Africa where she worked with Peace Corps members in the Onchozercosis (River Blindness) project that was financed by the World Health Organization and OXFAM. Mecky immigrated to the US in 1980.
 

Kristi L. Avery, AIF® - Partner           
 
Kristi is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary®, Registered Principal, Investment Advisor Representative and founding Partner of FOR Investment Partners,offering Securities and Investment Advisory Services through Western International Securities, Inc   She is also a State of Michigan licensed Life and Health Insurance agent.  She began work in the Securities industry in 2004 and naturally gravitated to Socially Responsible Investing strategies. 
 
She is a 2000 Honors Graduate of Brethren High School of Brethren, MI. Kristi attended Northwestern Michigan College from 2000-2003, graduating with dual Associates degrees in Arts and Health and Sciences, with a focus on Business and Marketing. In 2003, she graduated Summa Cum Laude from Ferris State University with a Bachelor's of Business Administration and certificate degrees in International Business and Human Resources Management. 
 
Kristi is a passionate outdoor enthusiast; loves to kiteboard, mountain bike & hike the many local trails and land conservancy areas with her husband and rescue dog Mae. 
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