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Michelle hauge, cfp®

Founder of LifePointe Financial Planning

Senior Financial Planner

With nearly 20 years of experience in comprehensive wealth management, Michelle assists her clients in creating customized financial plans. As part of her personalized approach, she takes the time to truly connect and grow relationships while understanding each client's specific goals and priorities. Through creating a foundation of trust and sound investment advice, Michelle works to build, manage, protect, and transition client wealth over time.

Michelle’s career in financial planning began with Arvest Private Wealth Management. In 2017, she opened her own office as an independent advisor. She made the transition based on the added value she would be able to provide for her clients; not only with technology and product offerings, but with unique collaborative efforts and expanded services. Michelle differentiates her business through a partnership with a prominent local CPA practice. Together, they provide a cohesive approach for investment management, income tax strategies, insurance needs and estate planning. Their clients appreciate being able to fully understand how each financial decision impacts another.

Michelle earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Arkansas. She has earned her Series 7 and 66, Life and Health insurance licenses, and has obtained the Certified Wealth Strategist® designation. In the spring of 2021, Michelle earned the highly sought after Certified Financial Planner ™ certification. She has been involved with the Osaic Women's Advisory Board and has contributed her professional expertise as a speaker on several panels and women’s networking events. Michelle resides in Bentonville, AR and enjoys spending time with her family and friends, as well as supporting local community events and philanthropic efforts.

Michael stafford

Michael stafford


Holding both a CPA and CFP® credential, Michael Stafford is an invaluable part of the team at LifePointe Financial Planning. His emphasis is in Tax Strategy and implementation. For the past 20 years, Michael has been diligently working on behalf of personal and corporate professionals to ensure they are in the strategically best tax position as well as keeping financial planning top of mind.

Michael graduated from Emporia State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business. Post graduation, he earned the highest credentialing available in the finance industry with a CPA and CFP®, along with a PFS.

Michael has called Rogers, AR home much of his life and is an active member of the Boys & Girls Club Foundation Board, as well as having served on the Bentonville Youth Softball Board for over a decade. Outside of the office, you can find Michael cheering on his girls' softball teams, supporting the KC Chiefs, and staying active with his family and friends.

madison cantrell

madison cantrell

Born and raised in Northwest Arkansas, Madison graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2020 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Finance minor. During her time as an undergraduate, Madison served as an intern for LifePointe Financial Planning before joining the team full time. While building relationships with our clients, Madison is a valuable resource in processing day-to-day operational and client service requests. 

Claire lasley

Claire lasley

Claire Lasley brings 15+ years of marketing experience to her role at LifePointe Financial Planning. With a background in finance and marketing, and having completed her MBA in 2011, she enjoys the integration of strategy and creativity that marketing entails. From primary research and product development to design and promotion, Claire has an in-depth knowledge in the start to completion phases of the marketing planning process.

Claire enjoys spending time with friends and family every waking moment of the day and exploring all NWA has to offer. She is also involved with Mercy Hospital's Women with a Mission philanthropic program and supports all local cancer-related organizations, as well as the Childrens' Hospital and Sunshine School.