Brooke Crane-Acre is a certified financial planner (CFP) based in Michigan with offices located in Sterling Heights and Algonac. She has a proven track record of helping her clients plan, protect, maintain and enjoy their retirement. Brooke and her team of professionals do this by providing a specialized financial plan through her customized approach. Brooke treats each client as she would a member of her own family, learning on a personal level what is important to them and what their goals are.
Brooke was born and raised in Sterling Heights, Michigan. After attending High School at Cranbrook, she moved on to further her education at Eastern Michigan University. Brooke graduated from Eastern Michigan with a Bachelors degree in Business. In addition to her Bachelors degree Brooke holds other professional designations including Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and licensed insurance agent.
After completing college, Brooke married Erick Acre. Today, they have three wonderful children; Adeline, Ava and Glenn to share there home with. Brooke is very active in many groups and organizations but spends the majority of that time as a very active member of St. Thecla Church and School. Brooke is a dedicated wife, mother, friend, and business woman. She is always striving to better herself and working to help others.
Chris has spent two years as an adjunct accounting and finance instructor at Baker College in Clinton Township and at Davenport University in the MBA program. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Michigan State University in August 1997. He received his Masters in Business Administration from University of Detroit-Mercy in June 2003. In addition to being a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the State of Michigan, Chris holds several financial services and insurance licenses. He served as a Trustee for the Greater Algonac Chamber of Commerce between 2003 and 2005.
His Personal Financial Specials (PFS) designation is the financial planning accreditation held exclusively by certified public accountants (CPAs) who are members of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). By combining their education and experience as a CPA with financial planning knowledge and training, Personal Financial Specialists have broadened their expertise and are eminently qualified to assess your current financial situation, help you define your financial needs and goals, and work with you to develop and monitor a plan to meet your goals. The Accredited Retirement Advisor (ARA) designation is a credential that recognizes professionals who have a thorough knowledge of: preparing their clients for retirement, the essentials of estate and trust planning; and financial planning for the elderly.
Beyond his passion for his business, Chris enjoys spending time with his wife, Holly, his children, Christian, Luke, Trinity, and family and friends. He and Holly love exercise, sports, travel, Detroit Tigers baseball, Michigan State University athletic events and most of all, laughing.
Chris is also the official CPA of SpartanNation.com and its affiliates (which is not affiliated with SagePoint Financial, Inc.).