Michael Cowan is the founder of Gardens Wealth Management, a private wealth management business serving mainly families with assets under management of almost $1 billion dollars. His primary role in practice is serving as Portfolio Manager of their Rising Dividend Investment Strategy. Michael has been a Financial Advisor in Palm Beach Gardens for over 22 years serving retirees or those soon to retire. Prior to starting GWM 12 years ago, he was an advisor with UBS and Citi SmithBarney. He was born and raised in South Florida and has been active in various organizations over the years. He currently serves as Board Chair of Seagull Services and is in the midst of helping them complete a merger with the Arc of Palm Beach County. Michael has a son and daughter that are both in university and he enjoys boating and travel.