About Our Team

About Our Team

Learn More About Our Flagship Team

Derek R. DiManno, CFP®, CLU®, CLTC®


Derek was born and raised in the small New England town of Northborough, Massachusetts. Derek was involved in his family’s construction business through college, which gave him insight to entrepreneurship and also family-owned-and-operated businesses. He fell in love with both, his wife and the Mid-Atlantic, Brooke, while attending the University of Virginia, where he earned his degree in economics.

Quickly after graduation, Derek’s degree in economics and passion for business led him to an opportunity working with Nationwide Insurance agents to provide financial service products and advice to their clients.  Derek is now a member of the LPL network of Financial Advisors.

Darlene R. Corbin, CFP®

LPL Financial Advisor

Darlene was born and raised in Anne Arundel County in a family of six children. Darlene started working at CSX Transportation the day after graduation from high school. Working her way into management she attained an Associates Degree in Business Administration.

In 1992, Darlene accepted an opportunity with Nationwide Insurance working with clients to meet their Insurance and Financial Planning needs. Earning her CFP® designation in January, 2006, Darlene has 27 years experience working with her clients. Darlene is now a member of the LPL network of Financial Advisors.

Shannon Blake

Administrative Assistant

I have over 13 years of Administrative and Case Management experience in the Financial and Insurance Industry. With my experience and education, I’ve learned how to best accomplish client needs. As the Administrative Assistant on the team, my goal is to always provide exceptional service to everyone I interact with.