Victor Hicks II, CFP®, AIF®

Advisor, Wealth Services

Since 1995, Victor has managed corporate retirement plans and the personal assets of business owners and executives.

In addition to his role as an advisor, Victor is the owner and Managing Principal of Lumin Financial.  He is responsible for the firm's strategic plan, investment strategy and retirement plan consulting.

In his quest as a lifelong learner, he obtained his credentials as a CFP® (Certified Financial Planner), and AIF® (Accredited Investment Fiduciary).  The AIF® designation certifies special knowledge of “fiduciary standards of care” and its application to the investment management process.  In 2010, 2011, and 2012, Victor was listed in HOUR Detroit magazine as a “Top-Scoring Wealth Manager.”  He is a proud graduate of the University of Michigan – Ross Business School.

Over his 20+ year career, Victor has spent much of his time helping clients answer important questions, like…

  • “How do I give employees an opportunity to save for retirement, while protecting myself from personal liability as the retirement plan trustee?”
  • “How do I maximize my own benefits in the retirement plan, and build an adequate nest egg for my family?”
  • “When I eventually transition out of my business, how will I maintain the same lifestyle I’ve worked so hard to build for my family?”

What experiences prepared Victor to be an advisor?

Through playing football and working in corporate America, Victor learned the value of teamwork.  He has also spent the last decade coaching several youth sports teams.  He also serves as a board member for the Financial Planning Association.

What does Victor like to do for fun?

Victor enjoys playing football and softball, bike riding, and relaxing at the lake or pool with his wife, son and daughter.