Our Team Client Centered CochranMickels was founded in 2012 fulfilling our founder's desire to bring a full set of tools, objective advice, and fee transparency to investors seeking financial independence.Our firm is built on a foundation of trust and integrity. We understand the assets that you have accumulated and saved are what will help make your dreams a reality. We know from firsthand experience that having an actionable and strategic plan with a specific set of goals is the best way to achieve those dreams.Our clients are our most important asset and we put their interests above our own.We proudly serve Huntsville, Madison, Owens Cross Roads and all of North Alabama.Attn. fund wholesalers and professionals. We use screening software to make all of our fund selections. Please, no phone calls! Learn more Laura Mickels Founder/Wealth Retention Specialists 256-417-4870 256-489-6305 email@example.com Our founder, Laura Mickels, has spent more than 40 years working nationwide for investors with both Wall Street and independent firms. In her successful corporate career with one of America's largest discount brokerage firms and... Read more Mike Mickels President 256-417-4870 256-489-6305 firstname.lastname@example.org Mike Mickels joined the firm in 2013, bringing experience in business-to-business sales, financial services, and operations management as well as a commitment to customer service. Mike and Laura have been married for over 40 years. Read more Lucas Staples Director of Operations 256-417-4870 256-489-6305 email@example.com Lucas Staples is the director of operations at Cochran Mickels Retirement Specialists. Responsible for technical support, client scheduling, and follow-up, Lucas has been an important member of our team for over 5... Read more Franklin Ochs Portfolio Management 256-417-4870 256-489-6350 firstname.lastname@example.org Prior to joining Cochran Mickels Franklin provided advice with Chatfield Dean & Co in his role as a stockbroker then joined Charles Schwab & CO in the same role. He soon moved to a team leader role under Laura Mickels at Charles Schwab... Read more Alabama is our home and we are both involved in community and civic organizations. We are trusted, experienced professionals who believe in our integrity and good work as well as know the value of friends, family, and planning for the future. This is why we put our name on the company.CochranMickels Retirement Specialists is a SAMS registered company.