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David R. Frederick

David R. Frederick

Investment Advisor Representative


Dave began his career in 1979 with a large financial institution and continued as an Investment Representative with M&T Bank.   In 1993 he became an investment advisor with the Harkins Group and founded Ark Financial Services, LLC in 2009. He has taken advantage of continuing education throughout his career, including course work in personal and business insurance, financial planning, disability and health insurance.

Dave finds great satisfaction in helping people reach their financial goals. He is especially gifted at assisting young people, newlyweds, and families by designing a comprehensive financial plan that will help them achieve their specific financial goals.

Because of his easy going style and commitment to customer satisfaction, Dave has found that most of his clients continue to refer family and friends to him for their financial planning needs. He is always ready to assist clients and employees alike with any questions or problems they may have.

Dave and his wife Vickie are lifetime residents of Altoona, Pennsylvania. They have two children and five granddaughters. In addition to enjoying his family, Dave likes to hunt, fish, go camping, play volleyball, sing and play guitar.


Education / Affiliations / Licenses

  • Penn State University graduate
  • Series 6: FINRA – Investment Company Securities, Variable Annuities, Variable Life Insurance, Mutual Funds
  • Series 7: FINRA – General Securities Representative
  • Series 63: FINRA – State Securities License