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Marquis Who's Who Honors Kenneth James Depaola III for Expertise in Financial Services

Kenneth James Depaola III is lauded for his expertise in retirement planning and financial consulting

Within six months of joining the organization, Mr. Depaola received the prestigious Pinnacle Award from OneDigital.

    PALATINE, IL, April 15, 2024 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Kenneth James Depaola III has been selected for inclusion in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Mr. Depaola has established himself as a respected professional in retirement planning and financial consulting. From 2016 to 2020, he worked for the largest independent executive benefits firm in the country (Fulcrum Partners), primarily focusing on non-qualified benefits. In 2020, his book of business was acquired by OneDigital where he currently serves as the vice president of retirement services and continues to work one-on-one with the Fortune 1000, both public and private, on their non-qualified benefits. Mr. Depaola's dedication to client service is evident in his approach to educating employees about the firm's benefits and how they can personally utilize them to their advantage.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Depaola was a financial advisor at Northwestern Mutual from 2014 to 2016. In this role, he honed his expertise in personal financial planning for individuals and families and excelled in selling life insurance, annuities, and individual investments for retirement. Before pivoting into finance, Mr. Depaola found success as a salon director at Couture 360 Salon & Spa from 2010 to 2014, where he managed business operations and client services. He also worked as a sales representative at Nordstrom between 2004 and 2008, where he developed foundational skills in sales and customer relations.

Mr. Depaola earned an undergraduate degree in health science and public health with a minor in marketing from Ball State University in 2007. His education has been complemented by active involvement in industry-related organizations, including as a member of the executive committee for ProVisors since 2023 and as a part of the National Association of Plan Advisors. Mr. Depaola has also served as a speaker before the National Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors.

Outside of his career, Mr. Depaola is deeply involved in philanthropic efforts. He has led events coordination for the Barbara Bates Foundation since 2013 and has held a similar role with the Walter and Connie Payton Foundation since 2012. His charitable spirit extends to donations supporting Saint Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Mr. Depaola's remarkable accomplishments include membership in the Million Dollar Round Table in 2022. He also received two performance awards from Northwestern Mutual: a Bronze Award in 2014 and an Agency Growth Award in 2015. Furthermore, within six months of joining the organization, Mr. Depaola received the prestigious Pinnacle Award from OneDigital.

Looking ahead, Mr. Depaola envisions taking on a leadership role that allows him to share his knowledge with emerging professionals. He aims to cultivate an environment that promotes positivity and skill development, serving as a mentor to help others reach their potential. This goal aligns with Mr. Depaola's philosophy of fostering growth and enabling success within individuals navigating their career paths.

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