John “Jay” Schuch is a Financial Adviser with Horizon Advisers. Jay believes everyone deserves the benefit of the financial planning experience, and his main focus is helping others invest for a comfortable and secure retirement. He understands every household is unique, and therefore, believes that every plan should accommodate his clients accordingly. Jay works closely with his clients to help determine their goals and priorities, and then provides the guidance needed to achieve them. He is committed to providing a relationship that is professional, informative, and confidential. As part of a dedication to Horizon’s service oriented values, Jay will often travel to meet with his clients face-to-face at any of the several Horizon Advisers offices located throughout Southeast Michigan, and can make in home or on-site visits when needed. His top priority always has been – and always will be – putting his client’s best interests first.
Jay received his Bachelor’s degree from Western Michigan University; shortly after, he went on to complete his Masters of Business Administration with a Concentration in Finance through the Executive Program at the University of Michigan-Flint. He holds the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor designation from the College for Financial Planning, as well as the FINRA Series 7 and Series 66 registrations. He is also licensed in life, accident and health, and variable insurances.
Jay was born and raised in Northeast Metro-Detroit. He attended Immaculate Conception in Anchorville, followed by De La Salle High School in Warren. Jay, an avid sports fan, played lacrosse and soccer in high school, and participated in various clubs offered to the students. He and his wife, Sarah, try visit Kalamazoo several times a year, and at the very least make it back for the annual homecoming weekend at WMU.
Today, Jay and Sarah reside in New Baltimore, Michigan. He enjoys sailing, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. He is active in his community and with local charities, and has served on the board of directors of Branches Crew, a local nonprofit whose mission is to assist under privileged children in the Metro-Detroit area.