The StratWealth Team

Gary P. Desjardins CFP®, CRPS®, AIF®


As a past Vice President of a national bank, Gary’s background serves him well in the area of bank products and services, including retail and commercial lending. A member of the Financial Planning Association, he stays current with trends, best practices, and legislative changes within the financial industry.

A native of Concord, New Hampshire, Gary moved to Salisbury, Maryland in 1985 where he graduated from Salisbury University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. From there, he graduated from the College for Financial Planning in Denver where he earned the CFP® designation from the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards. In 2002, he was recognized by the College for Financial Planning as a Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist (CRPS®) and is qualified to design retirement plan solutions for businesses. He also holds the Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®) designation from fi360. Most recently, Gary received his Certified Estate Planner credential from the National Institute of Certified Estate Planners in 2018. In addition to his financial education, designations, and expertise, Gary serves his community as a professional partner and board member for many community organizations, such as Hope and Life Outreach (HALO), Hazel Outdoor Discovery Center, Peninsula Regional Medical Center Foundation, and the Salisbury University Foundation. Gary continues to call the Eastern Shore of Maryland his home, alongside his wife Tracy and their two children.