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Our Team: Jack De Gan

Principal, Chief Investment Officer, Senior Counsel

Jack De GanJack De Gan, Principal and Senior Advisor at Harbor Advisory in Portsmouth, New Hampshire is rapidly becoming a nationally recognized figure in investing and financial management.

In the course of the last year, Jack has become a regular guest contributor on CNBC's top rated financial shows "Squawk Box" and "Closing Bell." "Squawk Box", a pre-market opening morning news and talk program, is hosted by Joe Kernan, Becky Quick and Carl Quintanilla. The show brings together nationally known business and political figures to discuss financial news that's making news. Jack has also been a regular guest contributor on CNBC's "Closing Bell" hosted by Maria Bartiromo and Dylan Ratigan. "Closing Bell" takes a close-up look at how markets are moving, what's driving them and how investors are reacting an hour prior to closing bell. In addition, Jack is regularly quoted in Barron's, the national financial newsweekly, on matters of both personal and corporate finance.

Jack joined Harbor Advisory as a senior portfolio manager in 1996, and actively manages half of the firm's client portfolios. Founded in 1972, Harbor Advisory is an independent wealth management firm. The firm is a fee-only registered investment advisor, is not affiliated with any other entity and sells no products.

Prior to joining Harbor Advisory, Jack spent 10 years as an Assistant Vice President for Merrill Lynch, where he managed assets for families and small institutions. He began his career as a senior financial analyst for Dennison Manufacturing Co. in Framingham, MA.

Jack holds a, MS in Finance from Bentley College, and a BS in Economics and Business from Bentley. He is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps serving from 1976-1981. He is married and currently resides with his wife Jackie and two children in Topsfield, Massachusetts.