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Rockford, IL 61107

815.227.0300

I enjoy meeting owners of other independent RIA firms to learn about their vision. When their vision and values are aligned with ours, I enjoy leading them through our process for joining Savant as an Ideal Partner.

Michael V. Ruane ,
MBA

Director of Corporate Development

Mike has been involved in the financial services industry since 2002. He has extensive experience in sales, mergers and acquisitions, information systems, and RIA back office administration. Prior to joining Savant, Mike was a management consultant for a business solutions group, a national sales manager for a Chicago-based technology and back office service provider to RIA firms, and president of new business development for a Minneapolis-based holding company that acquired RIA firms.

Mike earned a bachelor of arts degree in sociology from Siena College and a master of business administration degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He volunteers with the ministry of the Franciscan Peacemakers Lunch Program, which serves low-income, inner-city children in Milwaukee.

Mike and his wife Ann, a professional pianist and an energy healer, have two children, Michael and Megan, and two grandchildren, Sadie and Joey. He enjoys long-distance running (10K races and half-marathons), traveling, reading, and hiking with Ann and their dog Topaz, a golden retriever.

I enjoy meeting owners of other independent RIA firms to learn about their vision. When their vision and values are aligned with ours, I enjoy leading them through our process for joining Savant as an Ideal Partner.