Mike Barclift is a North Carolina native, born in Ft Bragg, NC into an Air Force military family and spent much of his early years living in different locations in the US and overseas in the UK. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD and upon graduation and commissioning in 1983 he began his 21 year career as a Surface Warfare Officer in the U.S. Navy. After retiring from active duty he immediately entered the financial services profession and has been in continuous practice since then as a Financial Advisor in the Hampton Roads area.
Mike is married to his wife of 34 years Jane, also a retired naval officer with 26 years of distinguished service. They make their home in the West Ghent neighborhood of Norfolk, Virginia where they have resided for over 20 years. Their son Cameron is a graduate of Tufts University. He lives and works in the San Francisco bay area as a software engineer developing advanced control systems for optimizing installed solar power generation units in large commercial buildings.
Mike is an avid recreational sailor and skier. He also enjoys playing volleyball and golf with friends and colleagues, reading history and science fiction books, and staying involved in the local community.
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