NAPFA Fall 2021 National Conference Speaker
Dan Danford is a CFP® professional. He is Founder, Principal and CEO of Family Investment Center, a full-service, commission-free (Fee Only®) investment advisory and financial planning firm. Family Investment Center operates two offices in the Kansas City metro area. Dan has been advising clients on how to preserve and manage wealth since 1984. He was one of the founders of the Trust Company of St. Joseph, a nationally-recognized Missouri chartered trust company, and then went on to form Family Investment Center in 1998. He holds a bachelor's degree in Marketing, an MBA, and a MS in Personal Financial Planning from three different Midwestern universities. He favors solution-based planning and proven investment strategies. He writes extensively on investment-related topics and his articles have appeared in both professional and consumer magazines. He has also written several books including Happy to be Different: Personal and Money Success Through Better Thinking (First Edition Publishing, Sarasota, Florida USA). He is also the creator of the podcast “Money is Freedom,” available on iTunes and Sound Cloud. Dan has served on the Midwest Region Board of Directors for the NAPFA and currently chairs the NAPFA Public Policy Committee which monitors and directs national legislative and regulatory issues. Dan has taught personal finance and investing at Missouri Western State University and has been a presenter at local, regional, and national workshops and conferences.