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Prior to Lionsmark, Darren founded DaVinci Financial & Insurance Associates, a multi-office life insurance firm responsible for over 25% of Pacific Life’s policy count in Orange County in , California in 2017, and 39% of Penn Mutual's life insurance policy sales in the county in 2019.

Prior to DaVinci, Darren founded Apex Outsourcing Insurance Services which became the #1 brokerage firm in the country with Kaiser Permanente, #1 in the country with Health Net, #2 in the state of California with Aetna, and #1 in Orange County, California with Blue Shield, concurrently.

Prior to Apex, Darren specialized in working with at-risk youths as the Director of a gang-prevention program in Long Beach, California and as a counselor in Halawa Prison in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Darren is the acclaimed author of How I Built A $37 Million Insurance Agency In Less Than 7 Years, along with eight additional published books distributed internationally, including Premium Financed Life Insurance - The Key To Effective Estate Tax Planning, and is also a nationally acclaimed motivational speaker.


He holds a B.A. in Sociology from Loyola Marymount University, and a M.Ed. in Multicultural Education from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.  Darren is married and currently lives with his wife and son in Orange County, California.


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