Andrew Hinrichs graduated with honors from the University of Dayton in May 2018. He further pursued his academics at Wayne State University, where he graduated from their M.B.A. program as one of the top in his class. Andrew has always had an interest in finance and investments. He decided to work as an intern in the wealth management business during the summer of 2017. While there, he gained valuable firsthand experience of the industry that he could utilize and apply throughout his final year in college.
Using that knowledge as a foundation, he has been able to grow significantly over the years as a financial planner. Andrew has since achieved his AIF® designation and also earned a “Five Star Professional Wealth Manager” award in 2023. Andrew is currently pursuing the certified financial planner designation as he continues to help Horizon Advisers bring an innovative and unique approach to financial planning.
Andrew enjoys communications, such as public speaking and presenting. Throughout his college career he continuously stood out as one of the best public speakers in his class. Andrew continues to use these skills in his professional career through both seminar, webinar and group benefit educational meetings. In 2022, Andrew became our Director of Employee Benefits, watching over our retirement plan and group benefit business.
Andrew holds the Series 66 and Series 7 registrations, which makes him an Investment Adviser Representative with Cetera Advisor Networks. He also holds Michigan Life and Health insurance licenses.
Andrew currently resides in Plymouth, Michigan. He has had the privilege of traveling the world from a young age, and has lived in the USA, Canada, and China. He has also spent time visiting far away countries such as Australia and South Africa. His travels have been a formative part of his life and have allowed him to learn a lot about the world along the way. Adaptability and embracing change are characteristics he utilizes to tackle the challenges that arise day to day.
Andrew is passionate about sports, but soccer and football are his favorites. His biggest hobby outside of work is hunting. He has found that nature allows him to get away and enjoy himself.
Andrew values hard work and fairness above all else, and he believes that the end results are a product of the effort put in. He applies these values to both work and his personal life. He pushes himself to succeed at any task he undertakes while refusing to cut corners along the way.