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Mike Papa

(719) 228-3630

(Corporate Version)

Mike Papa is a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC®) and Wealth Advisor with Spire Investment Partners in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Mike brings over 27 years of focused experience in building financial plans, investing and estate planning to his successful clientele. He also helps small and medium sized business design and manage their company retirement plans.

Today’s financial world is full of complex investment choices and challenging situations and requires a specialist’s advisor to help clients navigate these challenges not just when building wealth, but also throughout their retirement years.  By helping his clients find the right financial solutions instead of simply the easiest, Mike helps guide his clients through many of the changes that can occur throughout their lives.

Mike was born in Manassas, VA and attended Old Dominion University where he received his degree in Finance.  He currently resides in Colorado Springs with his wife Julie and has three beautiful children; Gabby, Katherine and Kevin.  He has served his community in various ways including being a past board member of the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center and helping coach his kids sports teams. When he’s not helping his clients achieve their financial goals he can usually be found hiking his dogs, enjoying time with his family, fishing or riding one of the many local mountain bike trails.

(My Version)

My favorite quote is "Know where you stand and stand there." from Father Daniel Berrigan.  I follow this idea in both my personal life and business. 

I don't have an appetite for anything that isn't authentic. I don't have the time or energy for things that don't matter. 

If you don't want to do your financial planning and investing all by yourself here's how I can help:

I will show you how to build a powerful financial blueprint and work closely with you on a regular basis to help keep you on track. 
I will help you design a customized investment portfolio that gives you the best chance of achieving your goals. 
I will stay committed to providing you guidance in both good times and bad.
I will tell you the truth, even if you really don't want to hear it.


Contact us today and let's get started building your financial future together. 


Kelsey Kuretich

Client Operations Manager


When you walk into any place of business it is nice to feel welcome and comfortable. You feel that sense of comfortability instantaneously when you are greeted and well taken care of by Kelsey.

Kelsey has an extensive background in Office Operations and in Client Services, which allows her to give clients the experience they want and deserve. When someone is in need of assistance, Kelsey is the first person they call upon. She assists clients in new accounts, account maintenance, account transfers, and other general client services. Kelsey has the ability to adapt and perform tasks quickly and efficiently, while always having a smile on her face.

She is happily married and has 2 children. Kelsey definitely has a passion for helping others and strives to make every client feel like they are family as much as possible. She wears her heart on her sleeve and cares for others without hesitation or reservation.