Michael Hakoun, CEPA
Executive Vice President & Managing Director
Ledyard Financial Advisors
Michael Hakoun is the Executive Vice President & Managing Director of Ledyard Financial Advisors, with nearly two decades of experience in the investment management and banking industry. Michael’s extensive wealth management and retail banking experience perfectly complements Ledyard’s strategic goals and passion for developing long-term client relationships.
Prior to joining Ledyard, Michael led a five-state team located in New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, Massachusetts and Rhode Island supporting 230 branches for TD Bank. The comprehensive team included Wealth Strategists, Investment Advisors, Trust Advisors, Wealth Lending Specialists, Private Client Relationship Managers and Client Services. Prior to leading that team, Michael worked in Canada where he led a Call Center for TD Ameritrade in London, Ontario. He also worked in Toronto, Ontario, leading the Customer & Employee Experience Strategy groups across the North American Call Centers, which included Wealth Direct Investing & the Wealth Advice Center. Additionally, Michael has Retail Banking experience with TD, as a prior Retail Regional Manager in the Greater Concord - Lakes area of NH. Prior to joining TD, he worked with Citibank & Guardian Life Insurance.
Michael graduated from McMaster University’s DeGroote School of Business in Ontario, Canada with a Master of Business Administration. Michael has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Economics from the State University of New York at Oneonta and also holds FINRA Series 7, 63, 65, 24 licenses.
He earned the Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA) designation after completing the Exit Planning Institute’s intensive executive MBA-style program.
Michael serves on the board of Mt. Zion Christian Schools, coaches recreational softball teams for his daughters, and teaches students at his local church.