Don III, also known by many as “DC,” is a fee based holistic planner who specializes in tax planning. His core belief is that a solid holistic financial plan creates a strong foundation for a successful future.
DC was born in the Detroit area and later moved to St. Louis after living in Chicago for a few years. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business from Principia College. DC then went on to get a Certified Financial Planning Designation from the College for Financial Planning.
Using his 15+ years of experience, his primary work involves analyzing the financial picture of each of his clients through a thorough process that considers personal objectives, tax efficiencies, future goals and risk tolerance. DC’s background in holistic planning is what really appeals the most to many of his clientele. One of the unique aspects of his holistic planning process is that he really focuses on tax efficiency with the implementation of tax reduction and tax management strategies throughout the financial planning process.
As an investment advisor representative of Prosperity Capital Advisors, DC also helps his clients by providing them with investment advice. His philosophy is focused on controlling what you can control about your investment experience (fees, taxes, diversification, etc.…). He also works with his clients in a fiduciary capacity and as a result, he is required by law to act in his clients’ best interest. He is also a member of the Prosperity Capital Advisors investment committee where he helps to advise nearly 2 billion in Assets.
He is a frequent presenter at industry events, teaching other financial advisors the keys to complete planning using a Holistic approach. DC is a mentor for advisors in the National coaching program for Clarity2Prosperity Mastermind Group and is on the Investment Committee for Prosperity Capital Advisors, a SEC Registered Investment Advisory firm.