Speaker, Entrepreneur, Coach

David DeCelle

Helping advisors break through their boundaries to live a more abundant and fulfilling life.

Meet David

David DeCelle is the President of Model FA, leading a talented team of 18 on a mission to serve thousands of advisors all over the world. Model FA is a family of companies: A complete supported coaching, investment, and insurance platform dedicated to financial advisor success. 

David is passionate about helping advisors create a memorable client experience to build a client base of raving fans that willingly and proactively give referrals. When he’s not on the road meeting clients and prospects or running workshops, you can catch David brushing up on his knowledge with audiobooks and podcasts. He believes that your life is truly a culmination of the books you read and the people you spend time with.


David’s Company

Model FA

Model FA is committed to helping financial advisors develop their business and gain visibility through trusted growth and marketing strategies. Model FA is also home to the Model FA Accelerator, our proven coaching platform. www.modelfa.com

Model FMO

Model FMO is a proactive insurance marketing partner for growth-oriented advisors. We help our advisors cut client acquisition costs by providing free business growth solutions.

Chief Growth Officers

Chief Growth Officers at Model FA helps the nation’s largest RIAs solve complicated growth challenges. We will dive deep into businesses, re-align teams, deploy effective business development systems, and back it all with a comprehensive marketing plan. The result is organic growth, accelerated.

Model Folios

Model Folios is an investment platform built for entrepreneurial advisors. We combine everything an advisor would expect from a modern TAMP (robust investment models, tax-efficient rebalancing, automated trading, comprehensive reporting, seamless dashboards, etc.) — and augment it with tactical, practical marketing solutions that power advisor growth.

Model FA Accelerator

The Model FA Accelerator is a performance coaching and training program. We help forward-thinking advisors build profitable practices and serve clients they love — without sacrificing their quality of life.

Growth Champion

Creating Consistency in All Areas of Life

My guide to living every day feeling like you’ve done the important, meaningful, hard things that move you forward — and have had fun in the process. 

Check back soon to sign up for my free online workshop! 

"In a world of procrastination and lip service, David is a champion of 'doing.' His ability to communicate, encourage, and guide others to do the same is a welcome and refreshing change. I highly recommend working with and hearing from David.”

Ben LeeMarketing and Business Process Strategist

David’s biggest goal is empowering financial advisors to realize their potential. Here’s how he’s helped them in their own words.


The Model FA Podcast is for entrepreneurial financial advisors who want to get in front of more clients, focus on growth in every area of their business, and reach the next level of scale. Our style is conversational, energizing, and direct. Our goal in every episode is to have meaningful conversations that highlight strategies and tactics for advisor success — and move advisors past the barriers in their practices and their lives.

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Need a dynamic, timely, and topical speaker for your next event? David can help.  Here’s a sampling of topics he’s covered, along with the groups who have benefitted from his presentations.

Speaking Topics

  • Creating an Army of Raving Fans: How to Intentionally, Strategically and Systematically Advance Relationships
  • Creating a Referrable Client Experience: How to Layer a Systematic Client Experience on Top of Your Client Service Model
  • Creating Consistency in All Areas of Life: How the C3 List helps you Commit, be Consistent, and Increase Your Confidence in All Areas of Life

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