Dennis Prout, Investment Advisor Representative, has been in the retirement planning industry for more than 25 years. Fueled by his aspiration to empower clients by education, Dennis founded Prout Financial Design in 1990. This foundational belief system has had a ripple effect on every facet of his business practice and life. Dennis forges a direct relationship with each client, offering prudent financial guidance, perspective and advice. He also recommends financial products and services that are suitable to help achieve his clients’ financial goals. Dennis takes great pride in his staff and the extensive experience they offer him and his clients as they work in tandem on a daily basis.

Dennis started teaching classes through Northwestern Michigan College’s Extended Education program more than 15 years ago, and he continues to teach his signature courses, Retirement Planning Today® and Rejuvenate Your Retirement®, every Fall and Spring semester. Dennis also creates an annual seminar suited to the current financial climate and invites the community to learn

You can hear Dennis every week on “News Talk 580 AM” with Ron Jolly, where Dennis discusses current financial news and information. This year, Dennis celebrated 10 years on the air by adding Shea Petaja, Prout Financial Design’s Director of Communications and Marketing, as his co-host.

Dennis graduated from Central Michigan University with a bachelor’s degree in Business. He moved to Traverse City shortly after where he raised his family. More than 30 years later, he and his wife, Jill, continue to be actively involved at New Hope Community Church where they serve in leadership positions. When he isn’t working or serving, you’ll find Dennis singing, hiking, reading and spending time with family.


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