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David C Waring

David C Waring


Financial Advisor

Vice President
The Reninger - Waring Group
Years of Experience
This number may include years as a financial advisor, and/or experience as a registered representative.

Client Satisfaction 5.0 out of 5 rating based on 7 reviews

Background and qualification information is available at FINRA’s BrokerCheck website.

Areas of focus

  • Retirement Planning Strategies
  • Investment Management
  • Divorce Financial Planning
  • Family Finances
  • Small Business
  • Charitable Giving
  • Insurance
  • Estate Planning Strategies


David is proud of his three daughters and grand daughter

Elizabeth is a Purdue grad. A former a commercial pilot for USAir, she is an Air Traffic Controller at ORD

Alexandra is a UWI- Madison grad. Alexandra is a senior manager at Medallia, a software services company.

Amelia is 4 years old, full of smiles and energy

Victoria graduated from The Ohio State University with an Actuary Degree and an MS Analytics from the University of Chicago. She is a Sr Analyst for Allied Benefit Systems

David enjoys his family and doing volunteer activities. He also can be found traveling, watching college sports, gardening, or making home improvements


  • CDFA®; Certified Divorce Financial Analyst®
  • CRPC® Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor℠
  • Series 7 - General Securities Representative Examination
  • Series 66 - Uniform Combined State Law Examination
  • SIE - Securities Industry Essentials Examination


  • MBA, Cornell University - SC Johnson Graduate School of Management
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech

Previous experience

  • Merrill Lynch, Wealth Advisor, Barrington, Illinois, 2009 - 2017
  • Waring & Associates, Ltd. Barrington, IL. President and owner, 2000 - 2009
  • Korn Ferry International. Vice President & Partner, Chicago, IL, 1997 - 1999
  • Russell Reynolds Associates, Executive Director, Chicago & Hong Kong, 1991 - 1997.
  • General Electric. Schenectady NY and Salem, VA, 1980 - 1988

Community participation

Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center: Board member, 2020 to present

Rotary International: 1984 to present. Many leadership positions including District Governor, 2006-07

Barrington Area Community Foundation: Board Member, 2003 to present

Hidden Talents: Co-Founder and Co-Leader, 2017 to present

Circumnavigators Club: member

Elgin Symphony Orchestra: Volunteer. Board Member 2010 to 2019

St Michael's Episcopal Church: member, past Vestry member, past Finance Committee member

Village of South Barrington: elected Trustee, Finance Committee chairman. 2003 - 2006

Boy Scouts of America: Eagle Scout and other awards