Steven V Skillen

“You set your goals. Together, we will create the pathway.”

Steve holds FINRA Series 6, 63 and 65 licenses. He is licensed in 6 states.

Steve has a degree in Political and Economic Science from Hope College, in Holland MI.  He began his financial services career in 1990 as a representative for Phoenix Mutual where he marketed employee benefits to brokers serving small employers.

In 1997, Liberty Mutual recruited Steve to market voluntary employee benefits for Fortune 500 companies and large associations. After 3 years with Liberty Mutual, Steve realized his entrepreneurial drive could only be satisfied through self-employment.

 In 2000 he aligned with MassMutual to hone his financial and investment planning skills focusing on small companies, the drivers of economic growth.  Steve went independent in 2003 and established Skillen Financial Strategies, Inc.