Senior Financial Advisor
Certified Investment Management Analyst®
Mark Higgins is well known as an articulate spokesman for conservative, long-term investment principles and is recognized for outstanding service to his clients and contributing to the success of his firm. Mr. Higgins earned the designation of Certified Investment Management Analyst® in August, 2008. Mark currently serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of "Investments and Wealth Monitor", a bimonthly magazine published by IMCA dedicated to keep members current by providing education, insight, explanation and coverage of key issues including the latest in academic, legal, investment, governmental, and practice management topics.
His numerous civic endeavors include 15 years as a Director of the Indiana Masonic Home Foundation. Mark was a Governor of the Endowment of the Indianapolis Civic Theater. Mark is past Chairman of the Indiana Bicycle Coalition; which is the statewide voice of Indiana's bicycling community. He has served as Vice-Chairman of the Town of Cumberland Parks and Recreation Board and is past President and Chief Executive Officer of the Cumberland Foundation. Mark has served as Chairman of the Town of Cumberland Economic Development Committee and as a member of the Hancock County Economic Development Commission. Mark was a member and secretary of the Sugar Creek Township of Hancock County, Indiana board and in 1998 was a candidate for his party's nomination for state representative. Mark served fourteen years as an arbitrator for the Central Indiana Better Business Bureau. He served as a Director of the Scholarship Foundation of the Grand Lodge F:. & A:.M:. Indiana, and as a Director of the Indiana Masonic Home, Inc. of Franklin, Indiana. In 1994, he was presiding officer of Cumberland Masonic Lodge #726 and subsequently served as their Secretary. He is a member of the Columbia Club in Indianapolis and presently serves as Treasurer on its Board of Directors.
Senior Financial Advisor
Doug Ferry has over 18 years of experience as a Financial Advisor. Doug is dedicated to helping his clients meet their financial goals by offering independent and unbiased financial advice focused on their needs and priorities. Working with individuals, families, businesses, and institutions, he takes a comprehensive approach to wealth management by advising and educating on investment policy, asset allocation, and risk management. Doug also consults with employers who offer retirement plans for their employees, working with them on plan design, implementation, and ongoing monitoring and employee education.
Doug began his career in 1999 with Morgan Stanley Dean Witter. He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in 1994 from Indiana University and his MBA Degree from Butler University in 1999. In 2008, Doug founded DP Ferry Financial and began his affiliation as an independent Financial Advisor with Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network. He currently serves as Managing Principal, Senior Financial Advisor, and Branch Manager for Higgins-Ferry Wealth Management Group, LLC of Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network.
Away from the office, Doug enjoys spending time quality time with his family and friends. He and his wife, Valerie, reside in Westfield, IN with their three children: Kyra, Alyssa, and Aiden. Doug enjoys coaching, golfing, working outdoors, and cheering on his kid’s club soccer team. He is also involved in his local community as an active member of St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church and the Westfield Chamber of Commerce. Doug has formerly served on the “Zoobilation” Fundraising Committee for the Indianapolis Zoo and as the co-chair for the St. Maria Goretti “Spring Fling”.
Laura strives to ensure that our clients' administrative and operational needs are handled accurately and quickly. She handles the day-to-day administration of accounts, updating existing account information, managing account transfers, and answering questions regarding statements.