Michael G. Rivas, CFP
Michael G. Rivas, CFP® is the President of Bienvenue Wealth LLC, a Fee-Only Registered Investment Advisor. Michael has been in the financial industry since 1990. His first 20 years were spent serving various institutional investors. Michael's abilities and calm demeanor have enabled him to successfully guide large clients throughout all market conditions and cycles, helping them realize their financial goals. Michael is very excited to offer his expertise to individuals and corporate clients, helping them make smart money decisions.

After earning a B.S. in Finance from Louisiana State University, he moved to Chicago, IL to begin a career at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange specializing in financial products on the International Monetary Market. He began his career at Cargill Investor Services where he was an options broker. Here, Michael worked with banks and hedge funds tailoring investments and also provided daily worldwide commentaries on fixed income and equity products.

Michael subsequently took a position at Dean Witter Reynolds as Assistant Vice President running the fixed income options desk. Here, he took on a bigger role managing and providing clients with smart financial advice.

When Banque Nationale de Paris wanted to enter the global securities industry, they retained Michael to run their derivatives and equities desks. As Vice President of BNP Securities he managed several staffs. An expert in the options field, Michael provided his clients with informed advice on equity and fixed income futures and options.

Later, in 1999, Michael decided to open his own firm, MG Rivas Financial Inc, a global options and derivatives company. He spent the following decade creating a team of advisors that consistently ranked as a volume leader in the industry.

While working at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Michael always strived for the highest standards in the industry, offering fair and unbiased advice.  He was a leader in the field of customer advocacy. Michael spent 15 years serving as Vice President of the Pit Committee and after consistently lobbying for customers, he was named the first customer representative on the Exchange Settlement Committee. Daily decisions on settlement values are objective and Michael was there to ensure that the customers' interest was represented. Michael continues to embrace consumer advocacy at Bienvenue Wealth LLC.

Contact Michael G. Rivas, CFP

Bienvenue Wealth LLC
1100 Poydras St.
Suite 2900
New Orleans, Louisiana  70163
Phone: (504)585-7355

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