Daniel Maki, CFA®

Financial Advisor

Dan believes in the value of creating a custom plan based on each client’s situation and goals. He acts as a partner in each step of a client’s life from helping to build their assets, to using their resources, and preserving wealth into the future.

Dan has over 10 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Ascential Wealth Advisors in 2015, he worked in trading operations for investment managers Whitebox Advisors LLC and Waterstone Capital Management, LP. While attending college he worked for UBS Wealth Management.

Dan earned a bachelor degree in finance from the University of Minnesota Duluth and is a graduate of the Labovitz School of Business & Economics Financial Markets Program. After finishing his bachelor’s degree he successfully completed the graduate-level Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) Program and earned his CFA Charter. As a CFA Charterholder he is held to the highest level of ethical responsibility by declaring adherence to the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct.

In his free time Dan cherishes time with his wife and two children working on craft projects at home, playing catch in the yard, and enjoying family adventures along Lake Superior. As a resident of Duluth, he enjoys outdoor pursuits including fishing, hiking, running, and cross-country skiing.

Dan holds Series 7 & 66 and Life, Health, and Variable Annuities licenses.

Q & A with Daniel

What attracted you to the financial services industry and Ascential Wealth in particular?
I have a strong interest in personal finance and using the financial markets as a tool to meet personal goals. Working for an independent practice allows for a truly objective approach to wealth management and ability to always put client's best-interests first.

What strengths do you bring to Ascential Wealth?
Listening and understanding client's needs and concerns is necessary for helping them reach their goals. Each client's story and situation is different, I take the time to identify what they need to help them arrive at a successful outcome.

11 East Superior Street
Suite 500
Duluth, MN 55802
Phone: 218.336.2500
Toll-Free: 888.840.8299