Darren brings more than 16 years of industry experience and has earned the Accredited Wealth Management Advisor and Accredited Asset Management Specialist designations. He joined Waddell & Reed in 2007 after five years as an advisor with a brokerage firm, as well as several years of experience in corporate accounting. Darren graduated from the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting.
Darren provides highly personalized service with strategic and tactical investment management strategies using a wide array of investment options and financial planning strategies designed to help clients stay on course. Darren works with clients from Coast to Coast, whether it is retirees seeking wealth management and estate planning, to families seeking long-term, comprehensive financial planning advice.
Darren and his wife, Christine, stay busy giving back to the community through various volunteer and charitable work. In 2016, they started a non-profit organization, For the Love of Humanity, where Darren serves as Vice-President and member of the Board. They are both avid adventure seekers and World travelers. Darren and Christine enjoy golf, fly-fishing, cheering on the Broncos, and playing with their adorable Lab, Jack.
Darren holds Series 7 and 66 securities licenses along with Life, Health, and Variable Insurance licenses. He serves clients in AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, IL, IN, MA, ME, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NM, NY, OH, OK, OR, SC, TN, TX and UT.
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