Nimish Desai, CFP®

Nimish Desai, CFP®

Wealth Advisor

My professional background consists of 14 years in the Financial Services industry – 8 years at Citicorp in New York and Belgium as Vice President in the Consumer Services Group, 3 years at UBS Financial as a Financial Advisor, and over 3 years at LPL Financial as a Wealth Advisor. I also started and ran an Executive & Technical Recruiting firm for 10 years.

My educational background consists of a transfer from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) – Bombay to Wayne State University to complete a BS in Chemical Engineering, followed by a MS in Chemical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University and an MBA in Finance from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

My community volunteer activities include:
•President of the Cranbrook Schools Dad’s Club, Bloomfield Hills, MI
•25th MBA Reunion Organizing Committee, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
•Coach for the GLEQ Business Plan Competitions to help participants with their business plans in Michigan
•Judge for InvestWrite, a national essay competition to teach K-12 children about investing and financial markets.

My professional credentials include:
•CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional accreditation from the CFP® Board of Standards
•Life & Health Insurance License from the State of Michigan
•Series 7 and Series 66 securities registration through LPL Financial
•Subject matter expert for the State of Michigan’s OFIR Life and Variable Annuity Exam Review Committee, to review and revamp their state insurance licensing exams

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Registrations Held:
FINRA series 07 and 66 held with LPL Financial 

Registered for Securities in the following states:

Registered as IAR in the following states:

Insurance Licensed in the following states: