Karen DeroseCRD Number: 2700732
Current Firm: Lincoln Financial Advisors Corporation
Compensation Model: Both
Karen is President and Managing Partner of DeRose Financial Planning Group, a premier independent fee-based financial planning and wealth management firm in Chicago. With over 21 years of experience, she has helped hundreds of clients create the life they value and the legacy they envision.
Karen earned a bachelor’s degree in business with concentrations in accounting and marketing from Barat College. She is a CFP® certificant, and holds the Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM (CRPC®) designation. She holds FINRA Series 6, 7, 63 and 66 registrations and is licensed in over 20 states.
Karen was the first female Chairman of The Resource Group, which comprises the top 200 financial advisors at Lincoln Financial Advisors. She is a co-founding member of The WISE Group, Lincoln Financial Network’s professional organization of female financial planners, and served as Chairman from 2013 – 2016.
Karen is a member of the Financial Planning Association and a Collaborative Law Fellow. She has appeared on NBC Chicago and was featured in the book, “Women at the Top,” in financial services in 2015. Karen was listed in Chicago Magazine as an “Illinois Five Star Wealth Advisor,” annually since 2010, earned the prestigious Women’s Choice Award® as a top female advisor annually since 2013, was named one of the Twenty Women to Watch by Investment News in 2015 and 2016, was named one of the “Top 13 Financial Advisors in Chicago, Illinois,” by AdvisoryHQ in 2015 and 2016, and received the Circle of Excellence Award from Women in Insurance and Financial Services annually since 2011.
Karen and her husband have two grown sons and reside in Deerfield.
TO SCHEDULE A COMPLIMENTARY CONSULTATION OR SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT, please call 773-867-3631.
Ellis Wealth Advisors, LLC
|Lincoln Financial Advisors Corporation||Rosemont, IL||Jan 1996 - Current||23|
|Exam Code||Name||Passed Date|
|S63||Uniform Securities State Law Examination||Jan 1996|
|S66||NASAA Uniform Combined State Law Examination||Jan 1996|
|S6||Investment Company and Variable Contracts Products Representative Examination (IR)||Jan 1996|
|S7||General Securities Representative Examination (GS)||Jan 1996|
Total Assets Under Management22,285MILLIONS
Total Number of Accounts73,971ACCOUNTS
Average Account Value$301,270
- A percentage of assets under your management
- Hourly charges
- Fixed fees (other than subscription fees)
- Financial planning services
- Portfolio management for individuals and/or small businesses
- Portfolio management for businesses (other than small businesses) or institutional clients
- Selection of other advisers (including private fund managers)
- Educational seminars/workshops
AK, AL, AR, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, PR, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/11/prweb13066953.htm#! Women at the top
https://www.fivestarprofessional.com/search/Index?r=CHI&p=WM 5 Star Wealth Advisor
https://www.womenschoiceaward.com/awarded/financial-advisors/featured/karen-l-derose/ Women’s Choice Award
http://www.investmentnews.com/section/women-to-watch/2015/profile/17/Karen-DeRose Woman to Watch
http://www.advisoryhq.com/articles/top-financial-advisor-chicago-reviews-of-chicago-best-advisors-planners/#DeRose-Financial AdvisoryHQ Magazine
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/11/prweb13833591.htm WIFS Circle of Excellence
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and federally registered CFP (with flame design) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.
CRPC® and Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM are registered service marks of the College for Financial Planning.
Karen DeRose is registered representatives of Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp. Securities offered through Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp., a broker-dealer. Member SIPC. Investment advisory services offered through Sagemark Consulting, a division of Lincoln Financial Advisors, a registered investment advisor. Insurance offered through Lincoln affiliates and other fine companies and state variations thereof. DeRose Financial Planning Group is a marketing name for registered representatives of Lincoln Financial Advisors. CRN-1677941-010917
Wealthminder was created for one simple reason: To help people get the financial assistance they need to achieve their long-term financial goals.
Wealthminder is a database of every Investment Advisor Representative in the country. We work hard to collect and provide you the information you need to find a financial advisor who’s right for you.
If you are looking for a specific financial advisor and you can’t find them on Wealthminder, it’s likely that they are either exclusively a broker or are unlicensed - please contact us and we’ll try to help!
Finding a Financial Advisor through Wealthminder
Historically finding and hiring a financial advisor was hard. Wealthminder was built to make the process much easier.
The best way to use Wealthminder is to take advantage of our free proposal system. All you have to do is take a few minutes of your time to describe your situation and the assistance you are looking for.
Wealthminder then sends your request to our network of prescreened financial advisors. If a financial advisor is interested in your business, they will submit a proposal to you.
You review the proposals you receive and decide if you’d like to have a follow-up call with one or more of the financial advisors.
Throughout the process, you maintain control. We only share your contact information with a financial advisor once you ask for an introduction.