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Douglas Wayne Ford, CLU®, ChFC®, CLTC®

Douglas Wayne Ford, CLU®, ChFC®, CLTC®

LPL Financial Advisor

At Innovative Financial Solutions, LLC, Wayne uses his nearly 40 years of experience in the financial industry when working with business owners and professionals.   He specializes in risk management, including life, disability, and long-term care insurance – as well as business transition & exit planning.

Wayne most enjoys helping his clients develop a Risk Management Plan that will give them confidence in dealing with life’s uncontrollable events such as premature death, becoming dependent, or becoming disabled.

He is a highly-certified and experienced advisor. In addition to holding his FINRA Series 6 and 63 securities registrations held with LPL Financial, Wayne also holds the North Carolina and Virginia Life & Health, Variable Annuity and Long Term Care Insurance licenses     

Wayne has earned the following professional designations:    Chartered Financial Consultant®,  Chartered Life Underwriter®, and Certified Long-Term Care Specialist®.   All of these designations signify that Wayne has committed himself to furthering education and practicing with some of the highest standards of care.

In addition to being dedicated to his profession, Wayne is involved in many professional organizations in his community -- including the Greensboro Chapter of the Society of Financial Service Professionals, the Greensboro Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, and the Greensboro Estate Planning Council.   Wayne is a past president of all three organizations.   

Wayne is a graduate of Wake Forest University with a degree in Political Science/Pre-Law.   He is an active member of First Lutheran Church, where he has been an Adult Sunday School Teacher for almost 20 years, and the Greensboro Kiwanis Civic Club.

When not busy in the office or with his work in civic organizations, Wayne enjoys watching pro and college football and basketball, playing board and card games, and spending time with his wife and six grandchildren.