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Darren Violette, ChFC®, CLU®, RICP®, CEPA®

Darren Violette, ChFC®, CLU®, RICP®, CEPA®


I am the President of Profectus Financial Partners and lead a team of advisors and administrative staff dedicated to providing high quality financial planning and excellent service to our clients. Since 2003, I have been committed to bringing profectus (success & growth) to the clients we serve. It is not enough to only deliver a high level of personal and business planning strategy; I also must do so in a way that connects with what our clients want for their future selves. Planning is about people first and money second.

I pride mysef in the ability to convey complicated concepts, strategies, and solutions in everyday language so our clients can understand not only what they have but why they have it.

Professionally, I have the following designations and recognitions.

  • Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®) -This education allows me to work closely with individuals and families, helping them implement sophisticated and comprehensive planning strategies.
  • Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®) -This curriculum enhances my knowledge of the complexities of insurance planning.
  • Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP®) -This designation allows me to help clients obtain a stable retirement and effectively manage the transition from asset accumulation during a client’s working years to asset decumulation in retirement. 
  • Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA®) - This program enhanced my ability to work with business owners with maximizing the value of their companies, while integrating their personal financial planning, as well as their personal life goals, setting owners up for a successful exit. 
  • Chartered Special Needs Consultant (ChSNC®) - This designation allows me to better serve the special needs community by helping special needs individuals and their families preserve financial assets and maximize access to essential government support services.
  • Five Star Wealth Management Award- I have been nominated and awarded the Five Star Wealth Management Award for the ninth time. Learn More  

When I'm not working, you will usually find me at a national park. On my bucket list is to hit all 63 parks. We've had opportunity to visit 45 already and are already planning our next ones. I lead and teach in various areas of my local church where I am a longtime member of the Board of Elders. I am the proud husband of my wife, Hailey, and faither to my daughters Katherine, Faith, and Avery. I read 75-100 books each year and I am addicted to podcasts – all of which are played at 2X speed. I'm always taking recommendations on more books and podcasts! 

Registered Representative & Financial Advisor of Park Avenue Securities, Financial Representative of Guardian.  CA Insurance License #0M18222

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This award is not issued or endorsed by Guardian or its subsidiaries. The annual Five Star Wealth Manager award [2023] is based on criteria developed and obtained by Five Star Professional. No compensation has been provided by the adviser in connection with obtaining or using the third-party award.