Donna E. LaScala, RFC, CLTC, CSA is a Registered Financial Consultant with American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. an independent broker/dealer located in Holbrook, New York.
Donna has been in the financial services profession for over 25 years working for such firms as E. F. Hutton, Shearson Lehman, American General Financial Services and AXA Advisors. Holding professional designations of RFC (Registered Financial Consultant) with IARFC Ethics Approved Status, CLTC (Certified in Long-Term Care) and CSA (Certified Senior Advisor) Donna offers College, Divorce, Estate and Retirement Planning solutions to her clients. She is dedicated to providing a personalized approach to meet each client’s needs and individual goals.
Donna received extensive training as a Mediator and is a member of the New York State Council of Divorce Mediators (NYSCDM). More recently, she received training in collaborative dispute resolution and is a member of Long Island Collaborative Divorce Professionals (LICDP) and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP). In this capacity, she assists in the valuation of assets during separation and divorce proceedings including retirement accounts, personal accounts and closely held small businesses.
Over the course of her career, Donna has achieved the following distinctions and received various awards – Million Dollar Roundtable Member, Executive Council Member (Oppenheimer), Gold Mentor (AXA Advisors), Outstanding Performance Awards – American General, AXA Advisors and Nationwide Life Insurance.
Donna is a Cum Laude graduate of Queens College CUNY with a Bachelor of Arts and the mother of two daughters. She is a member of the Publications Committee of the NYSCDM, is a former member of the Education Committee and has been a presenter at the Annual Conference, the first NYSCDM Webinar and at the Long Island Peer Group. Donna is also Treasurer of the LICDP.