Who We Are
We believe in delivering industry leading, scalable service to our clients at the best value. Our belief is that all individual investors should have access to institutional level investment management services without exorbitant advisory fees. Our role is to be your guide and to help you solve the issues, complexities, and challenges that may arise when managing your wealth.
We operate as a flat fee, fee-only Investment Advisor registered with the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) and currently manage $540+ million in client assets in over 40 states across the nation as of 12/31/2019.
Michael George, Founder
Michael George, Managing Director
As the Founder and Managing Director of FPL Capital Management, Michael George brings over 25 years of investment experience to his role designing and implementing the various model investment portfolios for the firm.
Michael began his investment career as a research assistant for a large institutional money management firm while studying for his Bachelor of Science in Finance from the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University. In 1992, he joined a boutique money management firm as an equity analyst. In addition to his research responsibilities, he also oversaw investment performance and accounting for the firm. Under his direction, he implemented the software applications and internal policies necessary to comply with the performance standards established by the CFA Institute. Michael has also served as a Financial Advisor for Morgan Stanley Dean Witter. His experience in areas of real estate investing, private equity investing and overseeing family offices attributes to the value he brings to clients who require affluent wealth management. He is also a member of the RIA Advisory Board of WisdomTree Investments, Inc.
Michael also sponsors an annual mentor/internship program for undergraduate business school students who desire a career in finance or investments. His program educates students on the various career paths and opportunities that exist in both the buy and sell side of the investment industry.
Virajith Wijeweera, Director of Operations & Chief Compliance Officer
Virajith “VG” Wijeweera received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of New Orleans. Since 2004, Virajith has been a key component in developing Michael George’s vision for FPL Capital Management. As Director of Trading and Operations, VG is responsible for the oversight of the firm’s business development, technology infrastructure, investment management strategies and general operations.
Amanda Harrell, Director of Client Service & Development
As the Director of Client Service and Development, Amanda Harrell focuses on developing the client experience and supporting all aspects of client relations. Before joining FPL Capital Management, Amanda was a Financial Planning Associate and Registered Associate at Morgan Stanley, utilizing financial planning tools to address specific needs of clients.
Amanda earned her BA in political science from the University of New Orleans.