Dan Charlier - Chair
native of Haiti, Mr. Dan Charlier came to the United States when he was nine
years old. While in Haiti, Mr. Charlier was raised by his grandmother as his
mother worked tirelessly in Brooklyn, New York to earn enough to bring him to
America and provide a better life through education and opportunity.
in America, Mr. Charlier graduated from high school and went on to study
architecture at Farmingdale State College. After two semesters – he left school
and got a job as an exterminator in order to help with his family’s income.
However, his mother wanted more for her son and soon after Mr. Charlier
embarked on what would be the beginning of his illustrious career in the Marine
Corps. Mr. Charlier, motivated in large part by the unwavering determination of
his mother, went on to become Meritorious Sergeant, Marine Corps Drill
Instructor, the 23rd Color Sergeant of the Marine Corps (which
carries the colors at the White House and at all ceremonies for the military
and the President of the United States; and is the most esteemed position a
Marine can hold as a Sergeant), and was in charge of the Marine Corps Silent
Drill Team (the most prestigious Drill Team in the world).
he was later stationed in California, where he met Mr. Ed Mylett who became Mr.
Charlier’s mentor. For the next nine months, he continued to work in the Marine
Corps while he trained with Mr. Mylett part time as an entrepreneur in the
financial services industry. Mr. Charlier applied the same level of dedication
and determination toward building his business through the crusade of helping
average families by giving them a financial education and an opportunity to
transition from their J.O.B. (just over broke) into an entrepreneurial
enterprise where they could be in command of their financial future.
after, Mr. Charlier left the Marine Corps and applied his exceptional
leadership skills to his entrepreneurial business on a fulltime basis. This was
forged into an unprecedented success story for Mr. Charlier. Today, he leads
hundreds of thousands of people - including more than 50 independent brokers,
CEO’s, and multiple six figure earners that run their own financial services
organizations. He has offices in 15 states, including Hawaii and Puerto Rico,
with a goal to expand offices into all 50 states and to ultimately take his
vision globally. His newest office is located on Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly
the beginning of his career in the financial services industry, Mr. Charlier’s
company has given the opportunity to thousands of people. His average client
now saves an average of $250 a month. His business has helped more than 17,000
families over the last 13 years through financial education grossing well over
$65 million in premium.
Charlier met his wife, Mrs. Christine Charlier, while building his business. She
became a leader in her own right rising to the position of Senior Broker very
quickly. He married his dream girl in
2005, and have since worked together tirelessly, utilizing each of their
individual strengths to make their personal and business relationship even
highly successful entrepreneurial financial services business also allows them
to help numerous non-profit community organizations. Mr. and Mrs. Charlier
hosted the "California for Haiti” charitable event to benefit the families of
Haiti that were affected by the earthquakes of 2010. A native of Haiti, this
was a venture very close to Mr. Charlier’s heart.
Mr. and Mrs. Charlier serve as Chairs for the Los Angeles Board of Directors of
Miracles for Kids and have personally assisted three families in need through
the Miracles for Kids Fund-a-Family program. They also serve on the Board of
Directors of the California Philharmonic Society whose quest is to expand
awareness of classical music and to increase the interest and support for great
music in a fashion that develops wide audience appeal. On a weekly basis, Mr.
and Mrs. Charlier train, teach and educate middle to upper class families about
how money works.
Charlier used his opportunity to achieve one of his personal dreams – to take
any and all financial pressure away from his hardworking, and dedicated mother.
Of all the wonderful accomplishments in his life, to him, this was the greatest
one. He not only realized that goal during the first year in his business, but
he also takes pride in the fact that from that day forward, his mother would
never have to work another day in her life.
and Mrs. Charlier currently reside in Bel Air, California with their youngest
three children. He remains focused, dedicated and fit. He loves his family, is
a connoisseur of exceptional cigars, likes to laugh, works hard and plays hard.
He prides himself on his ability to help clients, family members, and team
members achieve their dreams through his crusade to give the middle class
family the opportunity to transition into a business for themselves not by
themselves, with a solid financial education.
"I love being
able to look someone in the eye and give them an opportunity to change their
lives like someone gave me in 1998. Every day I get up in the morning, I come
from a place of gratitude and gratefulness.”