Deborah L. Danielson, CFP®, CFS®, MSFS is president and owner of Danielson Financial Group. As a Las Vegas native, she has built a solid record of accomplishments and a reputation for excellence among her clients and colleagues.
An investment professional since 1981, Ms. Danielson is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, professional and Certified Fund Specialist – the first woman in the state of Nevada to achieve the professional designation – and has a Master’s of Science in Financial Services. She maintains securities registrations with LPL Financial.
Ms. Danielson employs a comprehensive, client-focused approach to financial planning. Such discipline ensures that recommended programs encompass each client’s financial goals, time frames and risk tolerance.
In recognition of her extraordinary efforts, Ms. Danielson was named one of the “Top 1000 Financial Advisors” nationwide by Barron’s Magazine in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. Named one of the “Top 100 Independent Financial Advisors,” by Registered Rep Magazine 2008, 2009, and 2010. Named one of the “Top 100 Women Financial Advisors,” by Barron’s Magazine, June 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014; and named by Goldline Research, as reported in Forbes Magazine, “One of the Five Most Dependable Wealth Management Firms in the South West,” December 2008.
Ms. Danielson was a frequent guest on FOX Business, CNBC Squawk on the Street and Power Lunch and BNN. She has appeared on newscasts live from the floor of the NASDAQ and the New York Stock Exchange.
Ms. Danielson also is an accomplished writer. She co-authored The Expert’s Guide to Financial Planning, published in 1987, and contributed to Big Vision, Small Business…The Four Keys to Finding Success and Satisfaction as a Lifestyle Entrepreneur, published in 2001.
Ms. Danielson is sought after for advice, and has been published in Money Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Wire, Bloomberg, and has appeared on local and national news and radio shows.
Ms. Danielson is actively involved in the professional association International Women’s Forum (IWF), and has been acknowledged for her leadership contribution. She was a founding member of the National Association of Women Business Owners, Southern Nevada Chapter; the past President and former board member of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce; and the past President of the Financial Planning Association (FPA), Las Vegas Chapter.
Ms. Danielson obtained her WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust) Advanced Certificate, Level 3, in pursuit of the Masters of Wine designation.
She and her husband have raised three children and are now the proud grandparents of four wonderful grandchildren. Deborah is an avid reader, world traveler and enjoys collecting wine for her 3,000-bottle wine cellar.