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320 Howard St. #200

Petosky, MI  49770

Tel: (800) 689-7897

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About Us

Embracing a tradition of research, service, and solutions, we form client relationships that last
for generations. Clients value our objective advice, personalized service, and customized portfolios.

 “Photography by Paquette” 

Investment Counsel, Inc 

A Tradition of Research, Service, and Solutions

Who We Are

CHRIS W WALKER

President

Chris Walker leads Investment Counsel, building and managing a wide range of investment portfolios for clients.

Chris has more than 35 years of investment experience. He established Pillar Capital Management in 1992, which he merged with Investment Counsel in 2000. He has served as a broker as well as an investment and trust officer at companies large and small, including Merrill Lynch, First of Michigan, Shearson, and the Commercial & Savings Bank of St. Clair.

When not in the office, Chris enjoys time with his family, playing golf, skiing, and fencing.

DOROTHY BARRICK

Operations Administrator

Dorothy has extensive experience assisting clients in the financial industry. She was a financial counselor with GreenPath for over 20 years and serviced customers for 10 years as a loan officer at The Algonac Savings Bank.

Dorothy enjoys taking frequent trips to the Silver Lake Sand Dunes with her husband and spending time with her son, daughter-in-law and granddaughter.

AMY RUDNICKI

Research Analyst

Amy Rudnicki joined Investment Counsel in September 2019, bringing to the firm many years of experience in researching investments. New to Northern Michigan and having lived most of her life in Texas, she began investing and following the markets as a teenager, stemming from her father’s work as a stockbroker. She earned a BBA from the University of Texas Austin and then an MBA from the University of Chicago. She worked in Equity Research at Morgan Stanley in New York City and later became a Principal at BHMS in Dallas. Married to Larry Rudnicki, a Michigan native, she has four sons including two young ones adopted from China. She enjoys skiing, hiking, travel, and volunteer activities.

It’s What You Keep.

Hear from Chris Walker, President of ICI, as he explains our approach to portfolio composition and management, and how ICI strategically reduces expenses that can eat away at your investments.

  • What it’s like to work with us

  • How we create customized portfolios

  • Our investment philosophy

  • Who our clients are

Investment Counsel, Inc

Chris Walker

“Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.”

- Warren Buffett

Established 1929

Investment Counsel, Inc.

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