Derik Paquette, son of Michael Paquette, CFP®, is a Financial Advisor with Paquette & Shaw Financial Group LLC. As the youngest advisor in the practice, he provides longevity to the business –as our clients near retirement, they can be confident that someone will be with them every step of the way. He brings with him a passion for helping others achieve their financial goals and a desire to teach financial literacy to a new generation.
With a strong technical background in math and science, Derik leverages his knowledge and resources to deliver the best possible services to his clients. By combining his technical expertise in data analysis with his caring and attentive disposition, he is able to provide personalized recommendations that offer effective solutions that make the most sense for each individual’s specific situation. No two people are alike, so Derik believes that each individual deserves the time and attention required to address their needs in the most effective way possible. He strives to provide that level of service to each of his clients. Derik also enjoys working with business owners to ensure they provide themselves and their employees with effective retirement plan benefits that employees have come to expect. Whether it’s a startup plan for a new benefit or updates to an established plan, Derik brings the expertise to help evaluate plan types, structures, and investments, freeing up his clients to run their business instead of worrying about their plan.
Before Joining Paquette & Shaw Financial Group LLC, Derik was a Process Engineer in the circuit manufacturing industry for several years. Prior to that, Derik attended Northeastern University where he graduated with Honors in 2018 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering and a Minor in Materials Science. After spending some time working in the electronics manufacturing industry, Derik decided to put his analytical mind to better use by helping those in his community achieve financial independence.
Derik currently holds a Series 7 General Securities license, a Series 66 Uniform Combined State Law license, and NH Life Accident and Health Insurance License.
Derik currently resides in his hometown of Hooksett, New Hampshire. He enjoys spending time with his family, playing with his dogs, playing video games, and learning new skills.