Our Advisors

Craig M. McDaniel is a senior financial and investment counselor who specializes in the areas of Retirement Planning, Retirement Distribution Planning, reducing taxes, investments and insurance. He utilizes his experience and educational background to now practice strictly as a Certified Financial Planner. Craig is also licensed in securities, fixed and variable annuities, and life, disability and long term care insurance. Craig is interested in building long term relationships. He has been working in Columbia for over 30 years and now lives in Chapin. Certainly his roots are here in Columbia. He went to A.C. Moore Elementary and then went on to Hand Jr. High School and then to Dreher High School. He graduated from the USC Business Administration School with a major in economics and insurance in 1977. Craig’s father, Shelton McDaniel, owned McDaniel’s Drugstore in West Columbia for over 49 years. Craig has a daughter, Ginny and a son, Craig Jr.   He is a member of Lake Murray Presbyterian Church. 




Justin M. Chadwick has been a financial advisor with The McDaniel Corporation since 2007.  He has lived in the Lake Murray area since 1994 and lives with his wife and two daughters in Little Mountain. He graduated from the University of South Carolina double majoring in Finance and Real Estate and is fully licensed to provide securities and multiple lines of insurance.  He specializes in retirement planning as well as investment and insurance analysis.  Justin applies his personal philosophy and experience to promote a common sense approach to saving and investing in retirement.











Craig McDaniel, Jr. graduated from the University of South Carolina Moore School of Business in 2011.  He came to work full-time for The McDaniel Corporation in 2012.    Craig Jr. helps his clients protect their financial future through insurance and retirement planning.