Douglas L. Ritter,  CFP<sup>&reg;</sup> - Financial Advisor

Douglas L. Ritter, CFP®


President & CEO

Discovery Financial Centers, Inc.

307 Dakota St, PO Box 402
Red Wing, MN 55066
(800) 645-4473
(651) 388-9594


Douglas Ritter is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and member of the Financial Planning Association. Serving clients at Discovery Financial Centers, Inc. in Red Wing, MN and the surrounding communities.

Financial Advisor Overview

Doug Ritter is President and CEO of Discovery Financial Centers, Inc., a financial and investment services firm in Red Wing, Minnesota serving clients throughout the Unites States. Doug specializes in managing personal, retirement and charitable investments and developing personal financial and estate planning strategies for his clients. Additional information about Discovery Financial Centers is available at

Doug graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelors Degree in Accounting. He is a Certified Financial Planner® and member of the Financial Planning Association. Doug is a member of the American Institute of CPA’s, and is a Personal Financial Specialist (PFS). He was formerly associated with a major international accounting firm as a senior manager, and a leading community banking organization as its chief financial officer.

Doug is very active in the community and has served in leadership positions for a variety of organizations including the Red Wing Family YMCA, Red Wing Area Chamber of Commerce, Sheldon Theatre and the Church of St. Joseph.


Financial Advisor Experience

Doug has served individual, small business and institutional clients with their investment and financial advisory needs since 1993. With his background in accounting, banking, and investments and insurance, Doug brings a deep understanding of complex financial issues to meet the needs of his clients.

Financial Advisor Certifications

Securities Registrations or Exam Qualifications

7, 6, 24, 53, 63, 65

Designations & Certifications

  • Personal Financial Specialist (PFS)

Insurance Licenses

  • Life insurance: MN, WI, other
  • Health/disability insurance: MN, WI, other
  • Fixed annuities: MN, WI, other
  • Variable annuities: MN, WI, other

Broker-Dealer Affiliation

National Planning Corp.

Broker-Dealer Disclaimer

Securities and advisory services offered through National Planning Corporation (NPC), Member FINRA/SIPC, and a Registered Investment Adviser. Discovery Financial Centers, Inc. and NPC are separate and unrelated companies.

Financial Advisor's Specialties

Comprehensive Financial Planning, Attending College, 401(k)/403(b)/IRAs, Charitable & Planned Giving, Asset Allocation, Estate Planning, Investment Management, Insurance, Retirement, Stocks & Bonds


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