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Scott Dewhurst

Scott T Dewhurst


Scott T. Dewhurst, CLU, ChFC, CPFA is an Investment Advisor Representative with Diversified Financial Group (DFG) in West Des Moines, IA. DFG is an independent comprehensive financial planning firm that includes 35 associates with an average of over 20 years of industry experience and close to $1 billion in total client assets.

Scott's career in financial service began immediately after his graduation from the University of Iowa (BBA-Finance) in 1986 when he joined Mass Mutual Life Insurance Company. His training included aspects of risk management, investment planning and estate planning with an emphasis on retirement planning. Through this emphasis, Scott became Vice President of Pension Plan Services, Inc. where he specialized in the design, implementation and servicing of defined contribution and defined benefit plans. In this light, Scott spends his time counseling pre-retired and retired individuals as well as corporations seeking advice and consulting services with an emphasis on retirement, tax, investment and estate planning. After 20 years with Mass Mutual/Pension Plan Services, Scott made the decision to join DFG in 2005 to provide his clients the potential benefits of a truly independent financial planning firm.

Scott is also a member of the Retirement Plan Advisory Group (RPAG), a frontline alliance of accomplished advisors whose goal is to produce enhanced value for sponsors of and participants in qualified and nonqualified retirement plans. As the nation's largest provider of retirement plan consulting, RPAG provides practice management for 370 subscribing firms, 740 advisors in 45 states, 21,000 plans and $86 billion in collective assets under advisement.

Scott has three children. Kiley is a graduate of the University of Iowa, works full time at The Homestead II and attends graduate school at Drake University in Des Moines. Nate is a graduate of the University of Denver and is a financial analyst with Point 72 Asset Management in Singapore. Ben is a student at the University of Denver. In his spare time, Scott enjoys golf, hockey, football and is a loyal Cubs fan!

Scott believes his clients are better served when they can make informed decisions and takes pride in his ability to turn complicated concepts into understandable action items.