Daniel has a Master of Education degree and believes that all of his clients will feel more confident in their future if they are educated about their choices to achieve their goals. Through a comprehensive process, Daniel helps clients to clarify their goals and develops strategies that they can implement to achieve their goals.
Daniel and his family relocated to Indiana from southern California in 1999, and he has been actively involved in the community with many not-for-profits, including serving on the boards for Motivate Our Minds (MOMs), the Guardian Scholars Program at Ball State University, and the Muncie Public Library.
Professionally, Daniel serves as the President of the local chapter of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA), and completed the NAIFA LILI (Leadership In Life Insurance) program in 2015.
Having previously worked for New England Financial (a division of MetLife) and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Daniel has been able to become independent with First Allied, which allows for more choices for his clients; he is now President of his own company, Stallings Wealth Management.
His prior career in Higher Education included serving as the Director of Leadership and Service Learning at Ball State University, an Assistant Dean in the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at California State University, Fullerton, and an Assistant Director in Residential and Greek Life at the University of Southern California. He also worked at Pitzer College and Azusa Pacific University, where he completed his Master of Education, and Emory University, where he completed his Bachelors of Arts degree.
Daniel grew up primarily in southern California, in communities near San Diego, Santa Barbara and Los Angeles.