Michelle McKinnon


Michelle McKinnon is a CFP® professional and Senior Wealth Advisor at Payne Capital Management (PCM). She has recently been seen on CNBC’s Squawk Box and CNBC’s Closing Bell as well as featured in Business Insider.

“I spend a great deal of my time getting to know people and that’s what I love about my job,” she says.

Michelle also hosts the weekly podcast called $mart Women Invest, which focuses on empowering women of all ages with the financial tools to become successful.

What attracted Michelle to join the team at Payne Capital Management?

“I was drawn to the opportunity to help build an amazing company from the ground up. I admire the innovative practices of our founders, Bob and Ryan Payne. They’re constantly striving to find new ways to better serve our clients and enhance their portfolios. From the investments we use in our unique strategy, to our progressive service model, Bob and Ryan always manage to be a step ahead of our industry.”

Michelle was born and raised in Tampa, Florida, and graduated from New York University with a bachelor’s of arts degree. She volunteers for the Savvy Ladies, a foundation aimed at helping women in need with their finances. She is also a member of the New York Junior League, an organization of women that focuses on volunteering within the New York City community. In her free time, Michelle enjoys practicing Pilates.