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Garrett Dearden, CFP®

Garrett Dearden, CFP®

Financial Advisor

Garrett Dearden, CFP® is a second generation financial advisor in the family business dedicated to helping you navigate the complexities your family's financial goals while integrating your family's taxes.

His education includes:

  • Distinguished ROTC military graduate with a Bachelors from the University of Maryland
  • Arabic Flagship graduate on a year long Boren Scholarship in Meknes, Morocco
  • Currently pursuing a Master of Professional Studies in Wealth Management from Columbia University

Garrett's commitment to service is further exemplified by his four years as an active duty Army Infantry officer after earning his commission through a ROTC scholarship. Today, he continues to proudly serve as an officer in the Army Reserves.

After his active duty service, Garrett seamlessly transitioned to our team, infusing his diverse background and military precision into our financial advisory services. He is especially proud to be educating our clients and their families on their wealth challenges for generations to come.

Garrett holds the following exams and certifications:

  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER
  • The Series 7 General Securities Representative Exam
  • The Series 66 Uniform Combined State Law Exam

Beyond his professional pursuits, Garrett finds joy in spending time with his wife, daughter, pets, and family on Maryland's hiking trails. He is also an adamant Chelsea F.C. Fan.

Garrett is a member of the following professional organizations:

  • Howard County Estate Planning Council
  • Financial Planning Association
  • Financial Services Institute

Additionally, Garrett volunteers his financial planning services on a pro-bono basis through the nonprofit Advisers Give Back.

At Dearden Financial Services, we believe in a personalized and comprehensive approach to your financial well-being, and Garrett Dearden, CFP® is here to guide you every step of the way. Trust us to turn your financial goals into reality – it's a legacy we're proud to uphold.