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Christopher L Gandy* LACP

Christopher L Gandy* LACP

Founder/Associate General Agent

Chris has spent the last 25 years helping individuals reach their most important financial goals. In 1999, Chris started his own financial services practice and, since then, has traveled the U.S. working with business owners, physicians, professional athletes and key executives. Chris specifically focuses on the areas of Life Insurance, Disability Income Insurance, Investments, and Tax Reduction Strategies.

Chris was a Communications major at the University of Illinois. Outside of the classroom, he played on the Fighting Illini basketball team where he was co-captain and earned 2nd Team All Big-Ten honors.  After college, Chris played professional basketball for the Chicago Bulls, San Antonio Spurs, and in L’Hermaine, France.

Early in his career, Chris worked as a Northwestern Mutual Financial Network Representative. While there, he received numerous awards and was a top producer.  He became a Million Dollar Round Table Member in 2003 - the premier association of financial professionals.  In the spring of 2005, Chris moved his financial services practice to the Molyneaux Financial Group, LLC, a general agency of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company. There, he received the Impact Award in 2006 as well as the Management Council and Leaders Conference Honors in 2007.  

Chris donates his time and efforts to many organizations. In 2012, Chris found a way to give back to sports by becoming a board member of the Chicago Concussion Coalition (Founded by Chris Nowitzki, of the Emmy Nominated movie “Head Games”, he finds passion in helping resolve the issue of CTE in sports) which strives to make amateur sports safer for children. He is on the Board of Directors for the Urban League, is part of the United Way’s Young Community Leaders, and volunteers for the Big Brothers/Big Sisters organization. In 2013, Chris was nominated to the NBARPA committee board for the Chicago chapter and, again, qualified for the Million Dollar Round Table.

Chris is dedicated to helping individuals develop personalized financial strategies and goals. Chris lives in the western Chicago suburbs with his son, Jordan. Chris is the AGA of Midwest Legacy Group which works with many of the major insurance carriers and investment providers in the marketplace to find suitable solutions and products for clients. This way, clients do not have limited options and can choose a carrier that is suitable for their lifestyle.

Chris stands as an exemplary leader and advocate within the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA). As the Secretary on the executive committee, he has consistently proven to be a powerful voice for the interests of all Americans and families. Chris's commitment to the service of others goes beyond his official duties, reflecting a genuine dedication to making a positive impact on the lives of those he serves.

Chris's remarkable achievements are further highlighted by his recognition as a beacon for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). His tireless efforts in fostering inclusivity within the industry have earned him the prestigious National Diversity and Inclusion Award. This accolade serves as a testament to Chris's unwavering commitment to creating a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive space for everyone.

In celebrating Chris's accomplishments, we acknowledge the profound impact he has made on the NAIFA community and beyond. His story serves as an inspiration for others, urging us all to embrace the values of advocacy, service, and inclusiveness in our respective endeavors. As Chris continues to pave the way for positive change, we look forward to witnessing the continued impact of his leadership and dedication to a more inclusive future for all.

Email or Contact Chris to explore working with him and Midwest Legacy Group LLC - 312-532-2257 ; cgandy@midwestlegacyllc.com