EDWARD DARE III
President and CEO, CLU, CHFC, CLTC
As President & CEO of PFG, Ed Dare has 35 years of experience in the financial industry. While Ed’s primary responsibility is executive oversight of PFG, Ed has served on several boards and held advisory positions with numerous corporate, institutional and non-profit organizations, including ARIS Corporation, the Centre County Community Foundation, the Kevin Dare Foundation, Representative Advisory Council to Walnut Street Securities and NASD (now FINRA). In addition, he has written numerous articles published within the financial services industry. He has been the recipient of the National Management Awards and the Master Agent Award from the National Association of Life Underwriters and the General Agent and Manager Association (GAMA), respectively.
Ed received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a Major in Business Management from Temple University. Ed is a Registered Principal with Cetera Advisor Networks, and a founding principal of Vicus Capital (formerly PFG Financial Advisors), a federally Registered Investment Adviser. He holds Series 6, 7, 24, 26, 63 and 65 registrations.