Darwin has over twenty years of wealth management experience*. In addition to more than a decade spent as an institutional portfolio manager, he was an accomplished trust and estates attorney, specializing in tax law.*
Darwin was born in Chicago and raised in the western suburbs, where he attended Proviso East High School. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign, a JD in Law from the University of Illinois College of Law, and a LL.M. in Taxation from Northwestern University School of Law. After completing law school, he worked in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office, before transitioning into finance. He spent time with ABN Amro in their bond department and in New York with J.P. Morgan, PNC and Wells Fargo. More recently he was affiliated with an Atlanta law firm, where he was able to meld his experience in tax law and estate planning*.
Darwin currently makes his home in the western suburbs. He is also active at Trinity United Church of Christ, where he looks forward to continuing his financial education initiatives. Darwin is involved in the Visual Arts community, was a collector in both New York and Atlanta, and served on the Acquisitions Committee for a couple of museums. In his spare time, he enjoys cycling and is a member of the Major Taylor Cycling Club of Chicago.
Darwin is insurance licensed in Illinois.
*Darwin is no longer registered to offer wealth or portfolio management services and he does not practice law on behalf of National Life, Life Insurance company of the Southwest.