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Succession Success: The Q5 Podcast Episode 3

January 5, 2022

On Today’s episode of Succession Success: The Q5 Experience Podcast, our host (FAI’s own) Matt Dery talks to Chris Meso, owner and founder of T Rex Advisory. Chris is also on the Q5 team assisting on the Business side with his expertise on guiding owners to build their ultimate transferable value. Meso discusses his hands-on…

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Living The LifeMethod Episode 13

December 15, 2021

How difficult is it to make a career change when all you have known is the food service industry? We talk to longtime Detroit area chef Nate Liska, who is now the VP of Green Flame Tequila about his new venture and what went in to his decision. Liska joins host Matt Dery, the Marketing…

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Cousins and Q5 Featured on CAM Podcast

December 2, 2021

Financial Architects President Chris Cousins was recently a guest on the Construction Association of Michigan’s “Building Michigan” podcast discussing exit planning and The Q5 Experience. Chris was joined by Q5 colleagues Chris Meso and John Carter. Host Kevin Koehler is the President of CAM. Take a listen to the podcast HERE.

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Inside Financial Architects Episode 16

November 4, 2021

What do the new proposed tax laws mean for you? A pair of Senior Tax Managers, Jeffrey McMichael from Cohen and Company and Vincent Bechard of Doeren Mayhew are our guests. They discuss which of the old tax laws may be coming back and how that will affect all of us. Plus, what is the…

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Succession Success Episode 2

October 5, 2021

On this episode of Succession Success, The Q5 Experience podcast, Q5’s John Carter of Absolute Succession and Patrick Marody of Financial Architects highlight what the Q5 Experience can do for business owners and what the wealth gap means in the process.  The show is hosted by longtime Detroit sports personality Matt Dery, who is currently…

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FAI Supports Local Softball Team

September 29, 2021

On Sunday, the 15U Romeo Renegades held their annual golf outing and it was a huge success! The Renegades are a girls fastpitch softball organization located in the Romeo/ Washington MI area. They are 100% volunteer-run and every penny they raise goes toward these fine young women on their softball journey. Financial Architects has been…

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Living The LifeMethod Episode 12

September 14, 2021

2 local young entrepreneurs and botanistists, Joseph and Nicholas Kurta, are the guests on this week’s episode.  They join host Matt Dery to discuss their business, Permaculture Detroit.  How has the soil and nutrient market changed with the boom of legalized Cannabis in our area?  What makes Permaculture Detroit different?  The Kurtas discuss farming, composting,…

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Asalyn Coachman stars at Black Philanthropy Month Event

September 2, 2021

August was Black Philanthropy Month and our own Asalyn Coachman was asked to be the Keynote Speaker for the Connecticut Community Foundation for Greater New Haven webinar event on August 25. She talked about the history of philanthropy among African Americans dating back to pre-colonial West Africa, through the period of segregation to present day.…

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Financial Architecture Designations Video

August 19, 2021

When it comes to your money decisions, sometimes uneasy times appear. This is where we can help you. What can we do? Watch this:

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A new show, Succession Success, debuts on the podcast network.

August 3, 2021

On our first episode of Succession Success, The Q5 Experience podcast, host Matt Dery talks to Certified Valuation Analyst Sarah Greifenberger.  Sarah is a valuable part of the Q5 team as she helps privately held companies determine what their business is worth.  

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