Don DesPain MS, CFP™

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Don DesPain MS, CFP™


  •  College for Financial Planning – Master of Science Degree, 1995 - specializing in Retirement Financial Planning
  • University of Illinois – Bachelor of Science, 1981
  • Collinsville High School, 1977

Memberships & Qualifications

  • CFP™:  Certified Financial Planner
  • CMFC:  Chartered Mutual Fund Counselor
  • Investment Advisor Representative for DesPain Investment Solutions, Ltd.
  • Registered Representative for Saxony Securities.
    (Series 7, 24, 63, & 65)

Community Involvement

  • Born & raised in Collinsville
  • Fourth generation downtown Collinsville business owner
  • Past President Collinsville Optimist Club
  • Past President Collinsville Baseball Softball League
  • Member Collinsville Knights of Columbus
  • Past Chairman, SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church Finance Committee


  • Wife Peggy, Homemaker/Volunteer
  • Son Donny, CPA for Core Capital
  • Daughter Meghan, Early Childhood School Teacher

Investment Advisory Services provided through DesPain Investment Solutions, Ltd, a State of Illinois registered investment advisor located in Collinsville, Illinois. The use of the term “registered investment adviser” does not imply a certain level of skill or training. Securities are offered through Saxony Securities, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC. Nothing on this website is intended as legal or tax advice. Please consult with your independent legal or tax advisor to seek advice based on your particular circumstances. For additional information about DesPain Investment Solutions, Ltd, including fees and services, please contact our office for our disclosure statements as set forth on Form ADV. Our Form ADV is also available at the Investment Adviser Public Disclosure website (

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