Douglas L. McDermott ChFC®, CLU, CLTC
Doug has received his professional designations as Chartered Life Underwriter and Chartered Financial Consultant in 1988 from American College in Bryn Mawr, PA, and in 2008 Doug completed his Certification for Long Term Care and received a CLTC designation. Doug when running The Annuity Store was honored as a member in the National Directory of Who’s Who in Executive and Professionals, 1996-1997 edition, and was selected as an honored member of Who’s Who Among Outstanding Corporate Executives in the 1998 publication. He became a member in the National Register’s Who’s Who in Executive and Professionals 2005-2006 edition and was selected as an honored member of the Heritage Registry of Who’s Who 2005-2006 edition. Since 1993 he has addressed over 1,900 seminars as a nationally recognized speaker on annuities or other insurance services. His primary audiences are to the senior market which he calls the Social Security Recipients age 62 and above, and Pre-Social Security Recipients age 50 to 62. He also addresses those ages 50 and below which he calls the "Preparer Market" those preparing for retirement.
Doug is founder of the The Gift of Gratitude Foundation and its purpose is to express love and gratitude towards those who serve to protect our rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. The Gift of Gratitude Foundation honors those men and women with works of art inspired by stories of faith, virtue, and courage.