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Dean Zayed

Co-Founder and President

Brookstone Capital Management, LLC


Dean Zayed is co-founder and president of Brookstone Capital Management, LLC, a SEC Registered Investment Advisor. He is also a principal of Perkins & Zayed, P.C., a boutique law firm with a concentration in estate planning, asset protection, and wealth preservation; a principal of Prizm Financial Advisors, Inc., a financial planning firm that provides Comprehensive Financial SolutionsTM to its clients; and a registered representative of Center Street Securities, a full-service Broker Dealer and member of FINRA, SIPC. Mr. Zayed is a member of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), as well as Top of the Table. He was on the cover of Senior Market Advisor (SMA) magazine in December 2005; was a Top 5 Finalist for "Advisor of the Year Award" by SMA in 2006 and 2007; and was in Goldline Research's "Top 10 Wealth Managers of the Central US Region," in 2006. He is a member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA), Society of Financial Service Professionals (FSP), National Association of Insurance and Financial Professionals (NAIFA), and the DuPage County Bar Association, of which Mr. Zayed was past chair of, for both the Tax Committee and the Estate Planning Committee. He is also a Certified Financial Planner (CFP), and holds the NASD Series 7, 63, and 65 licenses, and Illinois insurance license for life, health, and long-term care. Mr. Zayed has written numerous articles in professional journals and educated thousands of people in the areas of estate and financial planning. Additionally, he is a monthly columnist in SMA magazine. Mr. Zayed received a BA in economics from Northwestern University, a Juris Doctor from Northwestern University School of Law, and a Master's in law (LLM) in taxation from Chicago-Kent College of Law.