Michael S. Miles

Michael S. Miles is Variplan’s founder and principal advisor. He currently serves as Variplan’s chief executive and is responsible for all of the firm’s planning and other business activity.

Michael S Miles, CFP, REBC, MBA

Mike has more than twenty years of experience in providing financial planning and advice to both federal and private sector clients. He has earned a number of the planning industry’s top credentials and has been recognized as a leading provider of advanced financial planning services. Among his credentials are:

  • Certified Financial Planner® (CFP) licensee
  • Registered Employee Benefit Consultant®
  • 5-Star Advisor® (The Paladin Registry)
  • America’s Top Financial Planners® (Consumer’s Research Council)
  • Licensed insurance consultant

Mike is a regular contributing financial expert to the Federal Times newspaper where he writes a popular financial column geared toward the special concerns of federal employees. Mike is also part of the Federal Times “Ask the Expert” team where through email he answers questions about the complicated Federal savings, retirement, and insurance programs.

In addition, Mike has been providing benefits to members of the Senior Executives Association since 1998 and has helped hundreds of SEA members and their families to make better financial decisions.

Mike’s experience is backed by a solid financial education having earned a Master of Business Administration degree from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia and strong analytical training from earning a Bachelor of Science degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia.

Licenses And Credentials

Education and Designations


  • Registered Investment Adviser Representative
  • Insurance Consultant

Membership and Affiliation