Michaela Herlihy and her colleagues at Beacon Financial Planning of Cape Cod, Inc. have been awarded the 2020 Tony & Lorraine Shepley Award from Calmer Choice. The award is in recognition of their unwavering support of the Calmer Choice mindfulness programs that serve the communities of Cape Cod and Southeastern Massachusetts.
Michaela is President of and leads an all-female staff. The company offers fee-only financial planning services to over 300 households, monitoring more than $200,000,000 of assets.
The Tony & Lorraine Shepley Award was first presented in 2017 to honor local businesspeople who stepped forward early in the organization’s beginnings to help “build a village” before many others recognized value in the organization’s importance to the community. Past recipients include Cape Air, Shepley Wood Products, Cape Associates.
Michaela served on the Calmer Choice Board of Directors for seven years. In that role, she championed the organization’s participation in the Tour de Barnstable fundraiser for years, raising $133,000 to support Calmer Choice programs within schools and the community. The team at Beacon Financial Planning of Cape Cod, Inc. have whole-heartedly adopted Michaela’s commitment, providing her with the time and back-end administrative support to raise these vital funds for Calmer Choice.
In 2014, Michaela was recognized by Cape and Plymouth Magazine as one of the Top 40 Professionals under the age of 40. She is a graduate and former Board Member of Leadership Cape Cod, is an active member of the Finance Committee of WE CAN.