Darren has been in the financial services industry for over 20 years. Before co-founding Artifex Financial Group in 2007, he served in various roles within the Private Wealth Management Groups at Fidelity Investments and Fifth Third Bank in the Cincinnati, OH, Washington DC, and Dayton, OH markets. Darren is experienced in retirement income planning, insurance planning, and college planning. In his current role at Artifex, Darren is primarily focused on new business development, client relationship management, and firm operations.
Darren holds a Bachelor of Arts from Miami University at Oxford, Ohio and a Master of Business Operational Excellence from the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University. He also holds the Six Sigma Black Belt Certification.
Darren and his wife Kelly currently reside in Maineville, Ohio.
In his free time, Darren enjoys Buckeye Football & Basketball, golf, spending time with his niece and family, and learning new ways to help businesses grow. He is a member of The Ohio State University Buckeye Club and TPC Rivers Bend golf club.
Artifex Financial Group was founded in 2007 by Doug and his business partner, Darren Harp. Artifex currently advises over $100,000,000 in assets and serves over 200 client households and local businesses. In addition to personal financial advice, AFG provides active investment management, back office solutions, process improvement strategies and employee development consulting to financial advisory firms.