• D.M. Kelly & Company
  • 3900 Ingersoll Avenue, Suite 300
  • Des Moines, IA 50312
  • 515-221-1133 • 800-998-9773

DMKC Advisory Services is a fee-based SEC registered investment advisor providing investment and wealth services to a broad range of clients. DMKC Advisory Services is owned by its parent company D.M. Kelly & Company, an independent Des Moines, Iowa based brokerage firm.

DMKC Institutional Services was formed with the goal of providing institutions with the same exceptional services our retail customers experience. Having an in-house trading department allows us to obtain competitive bids for our clients and offer an accessible channel of dealer contacts.

Chris McPhail

Chris McPhail

Registered Representative, Investment Advisor Representative

(515) 440-3175

Chris McPhail was born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa and graduated from Valley High School in 2001. He attended the University of Iowa and graduated with honors from the Henry B. Tippie College of Business in 2005 with an undergraduate degree in Finance.

Following graduation, Chris accepted a position with Cardinal Health, a Fortune 500 Company. While working in their Financial Development Program, Chris learned the cost accounting and financial analysis practices of this healthcare industry leader. Chris further developed his business acumen when promoted to the position of Senior Analyst for Cardinal’s Clinical and Medical Products divisions.

To combine his passion for investments and educational background, Chris joined D.M. Kelly & Company in the fall of 2007 as a registered representative and investment advisor representative for DMKC Advisory Services. Chris holds his Series7, 63 and 65 licenses as well as a life, variable life and variable annuity license.

Chris works alongside his father who has been in the investment business for over 30 years. "Dan and I provide a level of customer service that is truly unique to this industry," says Chris. "With his long standing balanced approach to investing and my attention to detail, we strive to exceed our clients’ expectations."

Chris and his wife Melita have a daughter and a son. They are active members of St. Francis’ parish in West Des Moines and involved with the University of Iowa Alumni Association. Chris also serves on the Calvin Community Foundation Board. Together they enjoy spending time with their children in their various activities, reading and traveling.


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