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PFP Enhances Ability to Serve the Special Needs Community 

PFP Enhances Ability to Serve the Special Needs Community 

Darren M. Violette, ChFC®, CLU®, RICP® of Profectus Financial Partners Earns Chartered Special Needs Consultant Designation®

September 2018

Darren Violette, a Principal of Profectus Financial Partners, has passed the rigorous American College certification of Chartered Special Needs Consultant® (ChSNC®), an advanced designation. The demand for financial advisors who understand the complexities of planning for the disabled has grown as more families include individuals with special needs and as laws that govern this field have become more complex.

This new designation from The American College creates strategies for Advisors who are focused on helping special needs individuals and their families preserve financial assets and maximize access to essential government support services. ChSNC® designees are equipped with the specialized skills needed to help parents and caregivers plan for the future with honesty, ethics, and compassion. A ChSNC® can navigate the unique considerations, estate planning, special needs trusts, life insurance, tax deductions, healthcare issues, Medicaid complexities, and the emotional aspects of providing for a loved one with a disability. Darren emphasizes that “This new designation will further enhance our ability to serve our clients in a uniquely comprehensive and highly specialized manner.”

About ChSNC®

The American College of Financial Services provides financial services professionals with the technical, collaborative and quantitative skills necessary to help clients with special needs through the Chartered Special Needs Consultant® (ChSNC®) designation. The ChSNC® is the only credential on the market designed to provide special needs families with an advisor competent to address their unique concerns.

Profectus Financial Partners

Headquartered in Dedham, MA, with locations in Whitinsville, MA and Atlanta, GA, Prospectus Financial Partners is a preeminent strategic advisory firm that delivers integrated financial plans to business owners, individuals and families to help them enhance wealth and maintain financial balance. Mr. Violette and his partner, Brandon Jordan, work with clients on a wide range of issues including financial protection, wealth accumulation strategies, using a comprehensive planning method which coordinates all aspects of their personal economies. Profectus Financial Partners also offers expert services to business owners in need of succession planning. To learn more, please visit

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