Yihaies ("Mike") Makonnen is the Founder and President of Makonnen Financial Group, LLC (MFG), a comprehensive investment planning firm in Alexandria, Virginia. Mike values the close relationships that he can foster with clients and takes his time to design their lives. Whether you are looking for investment opportunities, estate, and retirement planning or just further financial education, Mike can provide objective and unbiased advice. He has clients both in the Alexandria area, as well as nationwide.
Mike came to the United States from his home country of Ethiopia in 1989 to further his education and has since been helping clients see the bigger financial picture. In his free time, he actively supports the community through service to others. When not in the office, Mike will most likely have his nose in a good book, be practicing Bikram yoga or be celebrating Manchester United’s victories. He also has a passion for public speaking and enjoys utilizing this skill at his many workshops around the area.