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Daniel G. Trout | Partner

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Daniel Trout is a Partner of Financial Principles, LLC, a Hightower wealth management practice. A former client of the practice, Dan joined our team in 2003 and set to begin his 21st year of financial planning.

Dan strives to build strong, long-term client relationships and assist clients at each phase of their financial lives. He focuses on helping clients understand and implement financial strategies designed to help them achieve their financial goals. 

Dan implements a personalized financial planning model, develops an appropriate strategy, and employs products and services individualized to each client’s situation. He also provides a specialized retirement planning solution for school administrators.

Prior to becoming a Partner of Financial Principles, LLC in 2018, Dan served as Vice President. Before he began his career in financial services, he held various positions with Hallmark Cards, Sterling International, and Sapient Corporation. 

Dan earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in Marketing from the University of Delaware. He currently holds the Series 6, 7 and 65 licenses, as well as Life & Health insurance licenses. 

Outside of work, Dan can be found on the Softball field, serving as the crossing guard at his church, or volunteering with youth sports. Dan is the founding President, current Director of Training & Referees, and referees games for the West Milford Youth Soccer Organization. He created and currently runs “Challenger Soccer” for 24 special needs children in coordination with the West Milford High School soccer teams. He is currently appointed to the West Milford Township Community Service & Recreational Advisory Board and West Milford High School Pride Committee. While he is proud to be a trusted advisor and active in the community, he believes his most rewarding roles in life are as a husband to his wife, Linda, and as a father to their children, Miranda, Madison, and Logan.

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