Ike Elele

Associate Planner

Ike is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and Associate Planner for Facet Wealth. With over four years of experience in the financial services industry, Ike has built a career out of putting clients’ needs first. His prior background as an educator in the Baltimore City Public Schools system has given him the necessary tools and techniques to help simplify the complexities of your financial life.

Outside of work, he enjoys writing and performing original music, playing board games with his friends, and traveling the country for competitive ballroom and Latin dance events.

Education: University of Maryland (BS)

"I don't know any other way to live but to wake up every day armed with my convictions, not yielding them to the threat of danger and to the power and force of people who might despise me." -- Wole Soyinka

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Get to know Ike

At the MIT Open Ballroom Competition in 2019.

Laying some cool jazz lines for WUSA Channel 9 for a story on the University of Maryland marching band, The Mighty Sound of Maryland.

My father, my brothers, and I having a bit of a family reunion.

At the peak of Sugarloaf Mountain in Frederick, MD with a group of friends.

What's your secret talent that no one knows about?

I’m surprisingly good at improvising haikus on the spot.

What's the last book you read?

What if? – Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions, by Randall Munroe

What are you currently watching on Netflix?

My girlfriend and I have been way too into Terrace House lately.

What's your favorite movie?

The Matrix