Background & credentials
For over 20 years, David has helped clients address their financial concerns and develop sound strategies by focusing on each individual's specific needs. With extensive experience throughout major shifts in the markets, David has dedicated his career to delivering the personalized investment planning services his clients deserve. David began his financial services career with Edward Jones Investments, where he worked for nearly ten years running a branch office in Tempe, Arizona. In 2008 he started an independent practice, Basinger Investment Group, LLC to better represent his clients' interests, and affiliated with Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network.
David graduated with a Bachelor's degree from Arizona State University and then went on to Western International University later earning his CFP® certification by completing an approved educational program, passing a rigorous examination, and meeting stringent experience requirements. As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, David helps manage investments for individuals, trusts, and businesses with a comprehensive approach to building wealth and reducing risk.
Away from the office
David has been married for over 28 years and has two grown sons. He is from the Phoenix/Scottsdale area and enjoys backpacking in the great outdoors. He has summited many of the country's highest peaks including Mt. Rainier, Mt. Whitney, Half Dome and Mt. Humphreys. He also plays golf and basketball and enjoys snowboarding in the winter. He was a volunteer baseball and basketball coach for many years, but now serves as Chairman of the Elder Board for Arizona Community Church, where he has attended since 2000.