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Don Harrington, CFP®


Don Harrington started in the financial services business after a career as a teacher and assistant football coach at Kingswood-Oxford Prep. He received his B.A. from the University of Connecticut, and did his graduate work at Trinity College in Hartford, CT.  He is registered with the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) Financial Advisor Program.

Don holds the following industry designations and certifications:

  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP®)
  • Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®)
  • Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®)
  • Accredited Estate Planner (AEP®)
  • Certified Fund Specialist (CFS®)
  • Certified in Long Term Care (CLTC®)

He has received the Five Star Wealth Manager Award* for the last six years (2014-19) {As seen in Los Angeles Magazine Click Here }, and was the 2016 recipient of the prestigious Will G. Farrell Public Service Award in recognition of his activities for his industry and the community in Los Angeles.

Don is a Past-President of both the Los Angeles County chapter of The Society of Financial Service Professionals (FSP) and the Los Angeles chapter of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA-LA). He is also an active member of The Financial Planning Association (FPA) and The National Association of Charitable Gift Planners.

He has authored numerous articles for industry publications, co-authored two company textbooks and regularly teaches continuing education courses for financial professionals in Los Angeles.  He has also been a guest lecturer for the Cal State-Northridge CFP® undergraduate program.

Don and his wife, Kathy, have 3 married children and live in Marina del Rey, CA.

*The FIVE STAR Award is granted by Five Star Professional, an independent 3rd party marketing firm. This award is not indicative of future performance or success and stems from nominations by industry professionals in a given market area and based upon objective criteria including favorable regulatory and complaint history, reviews conducted by the firm, retention rates, and client assets administered.