Darwin K. Yarborough graduated from Englewood High School, Chicago, Illinois and Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD. After graduating from Morgan State University, he entered the field of financial service, where he remains. In September, 1978, Darwin started as a registered finance representative for Waddell & Reed. He has obtained numerous licenses in the field of financial services.
In 1983, Darwin became a Waddell & Reed District Manager. He remained in this position until 1986 when he was promoted to Division Manager in Park Forest, IL. From 1986 to 1988, Darwin led the Park Forest office from #161 to #61 in the Company’s ranking by 1988.
In 1989, Darwin was assigned to manage the Chicago Division office, replacing his mentor and friend in the financial planning business, Mr. Latrice Coleman. During 1990 and 1991, he led the Chicago office to the #1 ranking within Waddell & Reed. Darwin was responsible for managing forty-four advisors generating in excess of $1 Billion in investment assets. From 1989 to 2002, Mr. Yarborough broadcasted every Monday on V-103 and 102.7 FM, giving financial planning and investment advice to the public. He has also been a guest on local Chicago television stations.
In 2006, Darwin retired from management of Waddell & Reed, but remains a financial advisor. Currently, he mentors and assists numerous clients, advisors, businesses and church groups on financial issues and developments. Darwin attributes much of his success to studying successful businessmen and mentors such as Latrice Coleman, Jim Rohn, Paul Robeson and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Much of Darwin’s success is also attributed to studying and following success and financial principles found in Biblical scriptures. Darwin is father to five sons. He also active within his church and the church finance ministry.
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