Diane Graca has been associated with Centinel Financial Group, LLC for over 24 years. She was recruited by her former business partner, Albert Kandarian, Jr., CLU, ChFC who had been with the organization for over 54 years prior to his retirement in 2018. Diane considers it an honor and privilege to assist people with their financial needs.
Diane is active in the financial services industry. She is a member of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Financial Planning Association and the Rhode Island Chapter of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. Diane is a board member and past president of the Bristol County Estate Planning Council, and maintains membership in the National Association of Estate Planning Councils. Diane speaks to various organizations on the topics of financial planning, long-term care, estate planning and financial literacy.
Diane is equally involved in her local community. Her belief that financial planning begins with financial literacy has led her to volunteer her time teaching financial education to high school students through Junior Achievement and be active in the Second Half Adult Education program teaching Financial and Estate Planning.
Diane received the Series 6 and 63 securities registrations in 1996, her CFP® designation in 2002, and the Series 7 securities registration in 2003. She completed her CLTC designation through the Corporation for Long-Term Care Certification in 2006, her Accredited Estate Planner® designation in 2011 and her Accredited Investment Fiduciary® designation in 2016.
Diane prides herself on her integrity and dedication to making a difference in the lives of the people she meets. She lives in Somerset with her husband, John, and daughters, Alyssa and Cassie. She enjoys reading, traveling, spending time with family and watching New England sports teams.