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Michael McCain

Michael A. McCain

Managing Director - Wealth Advisor, Partner

239.254.2206 mike.mccain@clarity-wealth.com

With more than 44 years' experience as a financial professional, Mike and the team work with clients to build integrated wealth management strategies designed to balance risk and increase overall wealth to help his clients achieve their goals.

Mike's educational background includes graduating from Indiana University with a degree in business administration. He began his career working for A.G. Edwards & Sons, a predecessor firm of Wells Fargo Advisors. Mike draws on his experiences as well as the deep resources of Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network and can introduce you to affiliates to build wealth plans that address client's goals of wealth preservation, investment management, cash flow requirements and multi-generational wealth transfer planning.

As a trusted advisor, Mike has built his career guiding high net worth families through the complexities of wealth with a focus on delivering outstanding client service. He has earned a number of accolades, including being named one of Barron's Top 1,000 Financial Advisors1 from 2009-2013 and Barron's Top 1,200 State-By-State Advisors1 for 2014-2024. He was named one of the Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisors2 2018-2023 and Forbes Top Advisor3 in 2022 and 2023. Mike is known as a leader in family wealth management – coordinating annual planning and governance meetings for wealthy families.

Mike has been named Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network's Diamond Platinum Council Advisor4 from 2000-2023.

Away from the office, Mike enjoys water skiing and boating. His wife, Dr. Debra Freeman, is a radiation oncologist, and they have three children.


1. 2013 Barron’s Top 1,000 Financial Advisors: Awarded February 2013; Data Compiled by Barron's based on the time period from Oct. 2011 - Sept. 2012 (Source: Barrons.com). Fee paid for use of logo. The Barron’s Top 1,000 Advisors ratings are based on the previous year’s assets under management, revenue generated for the advisors’ firms, and the quality of the advisors’ practices. Investment performance isn’t an explicit factor because clients have varied goals and risk tolerances. Self-completed questionnaire was used for rating. This rating is not related to the quality of the investment advice and based solely on the disclosed criteria. 2012 Barron’s Top 1,000 Financial Advisors: Awarded February 2012; Data Compiled by Barron's based on the time period from Oct. 2010 - Sept. 2011 (Source: Barrons.com). Fee paid for use of logo. 2011 Barron’s Top 1,000 Financial Advisors: Awarded February 2011; Data Compiled by Barron's based on the time period from Oct. 2009 - Sept. 2010 (Source: Barrons.com). Fee paid for use of logo2010 Barron’s Top 1,000 Financial Advisors: Awarded February 2010; Data Compiled by Barron's based on the time period from Oct. 2008 - Sept. 2009 (Source: Barrons.com). Fee paid for use of logo. 2009 Barron’s Top 1,000 Financial Advisors: Awarded February 2009; Data Compiled by Barron's based on the time period from Oct. 2007 - Sept. 2008 (Source: Barrons.com). Fee paid for use of logo.

2. 2023 Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisors: Awarded April 2023; Data compiled by SHOOK Research LLC based on the time period from 6/30/21 - 6/30/22 (Source: Forbes.com). Fee paid for use of logo. The Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors rating algorithm is based on the previous year’s industry experience, interviews, compliance records, assets under management, revenue and other criteria by SHOOK Research, LLC. Investment performance is not a criterion. Self-completed survey was used for rating. This rating is not related to the quality of the investment advice and based solely on the disclosed criteria. 2022 Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisors: Awarded April 2022; Data compiled by SHOOK Research LLC based on the time period from 6/30/20 - 6/30/21 (Source: Forbes.com). Fee paid for use of logo. 2021 Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisors: Awarded February 2021; Data compiled by SHOOK Research LLC based on the time period from 6/30/19 - 6/30/20 (Source: Forbes.com). Fee paid for use of logo. 2020 Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisors: Awarded January 2020; Data compiled by SHOOK Research LLC based on the time period from 6/30/18 - 6/30/19 (Source: Forbes.com). Fee paid for use of logo. 2019 Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisors: Awarded February 2019; Data compiled by SHOOK Research LLC based on the time period from 6/30/17 - 6/30/18 (Source: Forbes.com). Fee paid for use of logo. 2018 Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisors: (Awarded February 2018; Data compiled by SHOOK Research LLC based on the time period from 6/30/16 - 6/30/17 (Source: Forbes.com). Fee paid for use of logo.

3. 2023 Forbes Top 250 Wealth Advisors: Awarded April 2023; Data compiled by SHOOK Research LLC based on the time period from 6/30/21 - 6/30/22 (Source: Forbes.com). Fee paid for use of logo. The Forbes Top 250 Wealth Advisors (AKA Top Wealth Advisors) rating algorithm is based on the previous year’s industry experience, interviews, compliance records, assets under management, revenue and other criteria by SHOOK Research, LLC. Investment performance is not a criterion. Self-completed survey was used for rating. This rating is not related to the quality of the investment advice and based solely on the disclosed criteria. 2022 Forbes Top 250 Wealth Advisors: Awarded August 2022; Data compiled by SHOOK Research LLC based on the time period from 3/31/21 - 3/31/22 (Source: Forbes.com). Fee paid for use of logo

4. The Platinum Council (previously known as Premier Advisor) distinction is held by a select group of Financial Advisors within Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network as measured by completion of educational components, business production based on the past year, and professionalism. Additional criteria, best practices and team structure, may also be used to determine recipients.

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