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Mike A. Wrage – President, CEO
Mike Wrage, President of The Strategic Group, Inc. has over 32 years experience in all facets of employee benefits. As a Regional Vice President with The Principal Financial Group, Mike managed sales, service and distribution of Principal products in the Southeast, the New England states, as well as the central coast of Florida where operations under his leadership led the company in production 12 times.
In 2003, Mike joined Strategic Employee Benefit Services of Tampa Bay, Inc. a marketing program with the Northwestern Mutual Financial Network. In the following 10 years, Mike and his staff grew the company into one of the area’s most well respected benefits agencies. Strategic is the recipient of the 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011 Northwestern Mutual National Peer Group Achievement Award; 2005, 2008, 2010, 2011 SEBS FORUM Producer; 2006 SEBS Top 20; and 2009 #1 Producer in Northwestern Group Disability.
In December of 2012, The Strategic Group, Inc., emerged. Mike continues as Chief Executive Officer, Employee Benefit Specialist and Northwestern Mutual Group Disability Specialist to offer products and services through Financial Representatives of the Northwestern Mutual.
Mike’s motto: “If you tell the truth, you never have to remember what you say.” Partners in business and in life, Mike is many years married to Kathy and they have two adult sons. Born on a Nebraska sand hills ranch, most Saturday mornings you’ll find Mike horse-back.