John (Jack) Dardis
Jack Dardis has had a distinguished 40-year career in the financial services industry. After working for such firms as Peat Marwick Mitchell, First National Bank of Commerce and Howard Weil Labouisse Friedrichs, he launched Jack Dardis & Associates in 1988. In 2008, the firm Dardis Couvillon & Associates was formed with Jack at the helm.
Jack has been recognized with numerous awards over the years, including:
- Next Financial Group Integrity Award— 2010
- New Orleans CityBusiness Money Makers—2012
- America’s Top 100 Independent Advisors/Registered Rep Magazine—2007, 2009
He received a bachelor of business administration from Loyola University New Orleans and a master of business administration from Harvard University. Jack also holds the professional designations of Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®), Chartered Life Underwriter™(CLU®), and Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®) He is Series 24, 53, 7, 63 and 65 registered with LPL Financial.
His professional affiliations are numerous and currently include the New Orleans Estate Planning Council, Society of Financial Professionals, and the Financial Planning Association. Jack formerly served in various roles at FINRA/NASD, Securities Industry Association, National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, and the Association of Employee Benefit Planners.
Jack and his wife, Anne, are proud parents of 10 children and active members of their community. He has served in many important roles for the Catholic Foundation of the Archdiocese of New Orleans, Dominican High School, Closer Walk Ministries, and Jesuit High School. In 2015, Jack and Anne were honored to receive the St. John Paul, II Award from the Archdiocese of New Orleans.