Mike Capelle

Co-CEO, Co-Founder

Laguna Beach, CA

Department: Leadership Team

Mike Capelle is a co-founder and co-CEO at Modern Wealth Management. From his decades-long career in wealth management, Capelle has experience building advisor-client wealth management platforms to drive continuous growth. Prior to co-founding Modern Wealth, Capelle was a managing director at Goldman Sachs Personal Financial Management, where he was the Head of High-Net-Worth Product.

In addition, Capelle was part of the team that co-founded, scaled, and sold United Capital, a $25 billion RIA with 90 locations, to Goldman Sachs for $750 million, where he served as Chief Platform Officer. Capelle was responsible for the company’s operating platform and technology and for driving enterprise innovation. He was also a member of the firm’s Investment Committee.

Early in his career, Capelle worked on microprocessor design and manufacturing at Intel Corporation. Capelle earned a master’s degree in management from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a master’s degree in electrical engineering and computer science from MIT. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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