Rick Parkes was born in Boston, MA and later moved to
Raleigh/Durham, NC and moved to Cary, NC in 1986.  He is
married and has two children.  His father is from Boston, MA,
and his mother is from Vass, NC.  Rick has been helping
individuals in financial services since 1976.  Rick has owned
the Parkes Agency and has maintained his office location on
Kildaire Farm Road in Cary for over 15 years.  Rick is LUTC
certified and has been schooled and trained by Paramount
Financial Services and is a Certified Missed Fortune

has been in practice for over 6 years.  He and his wife, Jenifer
have two children.  Radon is co-owner of Diversified Estate
Services, LLC a comprehensive financial planning firm.  He
and his managing partner, Rick Parkes, LUTC, co-founded the
N.C. Educational Institute, formed to teach continued
education to other professional and the public.  Diversified
Estate Services, LLC is a firm that specializes in assisting
individuals to gain clarity, balance and focus which empowers
them with confidence.  
Radon Stancil received his formal financial planning education
at Boston University.  Anyone can call himself or herself a
"financial planner."  Only those who have fulfilled the
certification and renewal requirements of CFP Board can
display the CFP® certification marks.  The requirements are:
1) Education:  A comprehensive course of study at a college or
university offering a financial Planning curriculum approved by
CFP Board.
2) Examination:   CFP® professionals must pass a
comprehensive two-day, 10-hour CFP® Certification
3)  Experience:  CFP® professionals must have three years
minimum experience in the financial planning process prior to
earning the right to use the CFP® certification marks.
4)  Ethics:  CFP® practitioners agree to abide by a strict code
of professional conduct, known as CFP Board's Code of
Ethics and Professional Responsibility.
Radon's firm is a proud member of the Better Business
Bureau, where he is pleased to instill customer confidence of
nearly 1,000 consumer inquiries, with no complaints.  Radon is
also a member of the National Ethics Bureau, where he
successfully passed the Ethics Check System™, a rigorous
eight-point background check for criminal, civil, and business
Radon is honored with the trust he and his firm has earned
from their clients and the public.  He invites you to verify his
and Diversified Estate Services, LLC integrity and good
standing with Better Business Bureau, as well the National
Ethics Bureau at any time.  Radon has been in good standing
with NC Department of Insurance since obtaining his license
as with the Security Exchange Commission where he is
registered as an investment advisor representative.  

Rick Parkes, LUTC
Radon Stancil, CFP