Leon LaBreque

Co-Host of Sequoia Investments and Insights

"The more you know, the more time you can spend enjoying life, rather than worrying.” For Leon LaBrecque, a Forbes.com contributor who has been featured in media outlets like InvestmentNews, CNBC, and USA Today, reducing uncertainty is a theme that runs throughout his professional life. As a practicing attorney, CPA, CFP® and CFA, he is an educator at heart, and has a passion for helping others fully understand their financial lives.

After growing up in Hazel Park, Michigan, graduating magna cum laude from University of Detroit Mercy with degrees in accounting and law, he has spent more than thirty years helping to transform lives through financial literacy. As the Chief Growth Officer of Sequoia Financial Group, he serves a team of top-notch advisors, assisting them in providing unparalleled excellence in client service and financial planning. His leadership is anchored in his lifelong commitment to doing what is in the best interest of his clients, he is client-focused and client-centric. LaBrecque brings to the table a mind that never rests and a catalog of life experiences that allows him to deeply connect with his clients and understand their individual needs. He is dedicated to helping people reach their financial goals and live their best possible life.

Leon joined the MICPA Board on September 1, 2016 and is eager to increase financial literacy across the state of Michigan. He has authored several books and proprietary financial programs for General Motors, Ford Motor Company, AT&T and numerous law enforcement organizations. LaBrecque serves as Trustee for the Hazel Park Promise Zone, advisor to the Sustainability Institute of Detroit, and is a member of the Sherriff’s and Municipal Memorial Assistance Response Team, among other community roles.

When he’s not helping his clients prepare for a thriving retirement he enjoys spending time with his wife and children, hunting and fishing in Michigan’s beautiful outdoors, and relaxing through yoga and poetry.

Leon LaBreque has hosted six Episodes.