CONGRATULATIONS! Christopher Burgos, CFP®, ChFC®, AIF®, CFS, has been named Chief Executive Officer of Diamond State Financial Group (DSFG) in addition to his current role as President and Managing Partner. The Firm was founded by Raymond Bree, Managing Partner, in 1989 with Christopher joining the Firm in 2000. Together, Bree and Burgos built DSFG into the comprehensive financial services firm it is today. They have seen the Firm grow to more than 50 employees that serves Delaware and neighboring states. Read more ...
During this holiday season and through the cold winter months, it is important to remember that many people in our community are suffering from unemployment, sickness, and loss of their homes. To give back to the community, DSFG employees raised over 1500 food items for the Sunday Breakfast Mission in Wilmington, Delaware! Through a collective effort of food donations, volunteering, and a contribution from the Firm to buy over 400 turkeys, we were able to help feed families in need with a traditional Thanksgiving feast.
Recognizing DSFG as a Blue Hen 17&43 Award WInner. Diamond State Financial Group has been honored as a Fastest Growing Company award recipient for 2020. DSFG was also recognized for this Award in 2019 and 2017.Read more …
Josh Shaver led a team in raising money in the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Man of the Year Campaign. The team included many of Josh’s closest friends, family, and even fellow DSFG colleagues Bryan Radcliff, Keval Nagda, and Hardik Shah. They won the campaign for northern Delaware, raising over $35,000 for LLS research and families battling blood cancers. Sometimes it is nice to hear some good news in the middle of a challenging time for everyone!
Chris Burgos, President of Diamond State Financial Group, Honored with Community Inspiration Award.
$10,000 donated to Cancer Support Community Delaware in recognition of Burgos’ outstanding commitment to this local charity. Read more …
THE NEWS JOURNAL NAMES DIAMOND STATE FINANCIAL GROUP A WINNER OF THE DELAWARE TOP WORKPLACES 2019 AWARD. Read more …
50 fast-growing businesses, including Diamond State Financial Group to be recognized in Delaware Business Times’ first Fastest 50 Program. Read more …
Delaware Small Business Chamber Blue Ribbon Awards recognizes over 25 businesses and individuals. Diamond State Financial Group was voted Best Professional Company for 2019. DSFG was also recognized for this award in 2018. Read more …
DSFG has teamed up with A.I. duPont Hospital for Children to provide Care Bags for patients and their families so they can focus on helping their child recover. When children are admitted to the Nemours’ Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, they are far away from what feels like home. Patients and their families are bound to the hospital for days and weeks without even the basics. These Care Bags will be filled with toiletries, personal care items, snacks, and so much more. The mission of our Care Bags is to provide an additional layer of support to families so they can focus on their child. We are very pleased to have raised over $13,000 which will provide comfort to these families.
We were definitely Inspired, Educated, and Entertained at DSFG’s 2nd Symposium. Our speakers included Vince Papale (Eagles Football Player), Daniel Eliot (National Cyber Security Alliance), and Peter Gross (Entertainer/Magician). Thanks to Vince Papale, we were delighted to make a donation to his son’s favorite charity, The B+ Foundation – Kids Helping Kids Fight Cancer. DSFG has raised nearly $10,000 for this organization which provides financial and emotional support to families of children with cancer nationwide. The B+ Foundation also funds critical cutting-edge childhood cancer research. We are proud to have joined this cause and help make a difference.
DSFG participated in the Create A Legacy Tile Painting Event in support of the Western Family YMCA’s Annual Campaign where proceeds helped fund their scholarship program. We asked four DSFG kids to show off their artistic talents. The theme of their tiles is “Having Fun.” All tiles are permanently displayed at the Outdoor Pool Complex. Ray Bree, President and CEO of Diamond State Financial Group, serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Western Family YMCA and sits on the State YMCA Board.
DSFG participated in the SEATS FOR SOLDIERS campaign by purchasing UD Football tickets and getting them into the hands of deserving military personnel and their families. This program was sponsored by the University of Delaware.
We are Growing! Effective March 12, 2018, Media-PA-based Wechsler Marsico Simpson has merged with Diamond State Financial Group. Welcome WMS clients! Together we are now the seventh largest firm in the Securian Financial Services Network.
Pong for a Cure co-chaired by Chris & Tammy Burgos and Alex & Thomasine Bianchi returns for its 5th Year to Sink Breast Cancer. This tournament has raised over $200,000 with this year’s event reaching over $60,000 benefiting Cancer Support Community Delaware. Founded in 1996, Cancer Support Community Delaware is the only organization offering support programs led by licensed mental health professionals, mind body and stress reduction classes and educational workshops for cancer survivors, their families and caregivers at no cost. Chris Burgos is looking forward to seeing the tournament continue to grow each year.
Diamond State Financial Group supported the Ministry of Caring by providing goody bags for the children who get meals from the Emmanuel Dining Rooms. DSFG Associates assembled and delivered the bags that included gloves, hats and toothbrushes. The Ministry serves the poor and homeless in greater Wilmington through various programs designed to support the poor by addressing their many needs and guiding them to self-sufficiency.
In the spirit of caring and sharing, DSFG Associates along with a matching contribution from the Firm, made a generous contribution to The Ronald McDonald House of Delaware in December 2016. Our contribution will help families of seriously or chronically ill or injured children receiving medical treatment at nearby hospitals find support, understanding and love in this “home away from home.”
Chris Burgos, Managing Partner at DSFG, served as Co-Chairman of a social tournament held in the Fall benefiting the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition. This event surpassed its goal and raised $35,000. Over 400 people in a 128 team double-elimination participated in the tournament. The night was filled with friendly competition, a silent auction, and live music. Chris said, “he looks forward to watching this event grow for many years to come.”
DSFG sponsored a client event in December which raised over $8,000 benefitting the B+ Foundation - Kids Helping Kids Fight Cancer.
This organization provides financial and emotional support to families of children with cancer nationwide. The B+ Foundation also funds critical cutting-edge childhood cancer research. We are proud to have joined this cause and help make a difference.
Peter Bradshaw, Ketul Mody, and Senior Partner, Hardik Shah, helped lead a successful Shred Day Event on October 17, 2015. Not only did people get to drop off their sensitive papers and old electronics to be shredded, they helped contribute $5,000+ to a fundraiser for the Syrian Children through Save The Children.
DSFG was a sponsor for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk on October 10, 2015 and Managing Partner, Christopher Burgos, helped lead the #1 fundraising team that raised $15,000+.
Diamond State Financial Group Awarded Delaware Better Business Bureau's Torch Award. Read More about BBB Torch Award