Don Chamberlin, CFEd®
Mentor | Founding Partner
Don Chamberlin is a mentor and founding partner of Clarity 2 Prosperity, as well as president of The Chamberlin Group, a holistic financial advisory firm that offers tax preparation, financial planning and wealth management services. A Certified Financial Educator (CFEd®), Don has devoted over 30 years to helping residents of Missouri, Illinois, and Michigan learn about and plan for a comfortable retirement.
Don began his career in the industry as an insurance and securities salesman, where he worked for 17 years. In 2002, he opened his own independent financial advisory practice, The Chamberlin Group. It was there that he created his innovative tax planning and preparation model, which now serves nearly 2,500 clients each year. He has gone on to share and perfect this model with Clarity 2 Prosperity, helping other advisors provide more comprehensive services to clients and add new revenue streams to their businesses.
Don believes in working smarter, not necessarily harder, and has a proven track record of growing his business by hiring competent professionals who continue to see clients even when he’s not there. At his previous financial firm, Don was honored as the #1 producer in 2009 and achieved “Top 10” each year for eight consecutive years. He averaged $14.7 million in personal production over a nine-year period with a personal best of $26 million.
After converting to a Holistic practice in 2011 under C2P, The Chamberlin Group has reached as high as 34 million in new annual assets acquired. Through C2P’s marketing process, Don is able to teach financial classes at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, Missouri Baptist University as well as throughout the St. Louis County Library System.
In the national media, Don has been featured in articles from Money, USA Today, U.S. News & World Report, Financial Planning, Retirement Advisor, Financial Times, Life Health Pro, and more. Locally, he has been quoted by the St. Louis Post Dispatch and Illinois Business Journal, and is a contributor on KTVI FOX2 St. Louis in the Morning.
Don is a member of the National Association of Tax Professionals and the Million Dollar Round Table’s (MDRT) Top of the Table.
Don is involved with the Better Business Bureau and is a guardian for the St. Louis Honor Flight, an organization dedicated to fulfilling the dreams of WWII veterans. He has been married to Susie Shipman Chamberlin for 33 years. They both love their children, dogs and are huge fans of the St. Louis Cardinals.