Clarisa Hernandez, CFP®, ChFC®, CPFA

Associate Partner

Helping clients bring the future into the present so they can do something about it now.

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Clarisa Hernandez, CFP®, ChFC®, CPFA

Associate Partner


Clarisa prides herself on taking a creative and holistic approach in order to implement customized solutions for her clients’ financial needs. She believes in proper diversification of all assets; utilizing appropriate risk management techniques, and preparing for a client’s future using their greatest asset, time.

Clarisa has been able to distinguish herself as a wealth accumulation and protection specialist in the southwestern United States, using her fluency in Spanish to help her clients of all different backgrounds1. She is passionate about building long-term relationships with her clients and strives to build a reputation centered on honesty and integrity.

Clarisa’s clients include private business owners, successful professionals, and their families. She works with them in the areas of retirement preparation, asset management, and estate planning*. In addition, Clarisa has a specialized practice working with business owners on exit strategies. This specialized approach to helping owners design their exit is vital to accomplishing their financial goals. As a member of the Colorado Dental Association New Dental Committee and Medical Division at North Star, Clarisa is a regular speaker for various teaching hospitals and medical groups throughout the country. Clarisa has built a reputation as an expert in establishing financial strategies suitable for medical professionals.


  • Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®)
  • Million Dollar Round Table
  • Bachelor of Science from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University
  • Certificate in International Business also from the Arizona State University
  • Minor in Spanish from Arizona State University, fluent
  • FINRA Series 7 Registered
  • FINRA Series 66 Registered
  • Life and Health Licensed
  • Variable Life and Annuity Licensed

Clarisa was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona and splits her time between Denver and Arizona. She enjoys hiking, skiing, traveling, and spending time with her husband.


  • Asset protection
  • Business owner solutions
  • Comprehensive financial planning
  • Debt management
  • Education funding strategies
  • Estate planning*
  • Investments
  • Liability protection strategies
  • Retirement strategies
  • Risk management
  • Tax-efficient investment strategies*
  • Wealth management

Speaking engagements

Education is a key component to Clarisa’s services and she is passionate about providing much-needed financial information to members of the community. In the past she has been invited to speak to the following groups:

  • University of Colorado Anschutz Campus Dental School
  • University of Colorado Medical Residency Programs
  • St. Josephs Hospital Denver
  • Denver Health
  • University of Arizona Medical Center/ Banner Health
  • Mayo Clinic Scottsdale
  • St. Joseph’s Hospital Phoenix

North Star resource team

Chase Brakke, DIA, DIF, CEPA®
Chase Brakke, DIA, DIF, CEPA®

Vice President of Business Owner Solutions

Chris Sitek, CLTC®, CASL®, CLU®, ChFC®, RHU®, REBC®
Chris Sitek, CLTC®, CASL®, CLU®, ChFC®, RHU®, REBC®

Vice President Life and Long-Term Care


    Office locations

    Denver, Colo.

    501 South Cherry Street
    Suite 580
    Denver, CO 80246

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    North Star Resource Group - Scottsdale, Ariz.

    6720 N Scottsdale Rd

    Suite 290

    Scottsdale, AZ, 85253

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    1Business through Securian Financial Services, Inc.  is conducted in English.

    Clarisa is a Registered Representative and Investment Advisor Representative of Securian Financial Services, Inc.

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