Dane M. Zavodny, CLTC®
Financial Representative

Giardini, Zavodny & Associates

  • Office 216-802-0926
  • Fax 216-566-9489


Dane joined the Northwestern Mutual in 2010. He works with motivated individuals, families, and business owners to identify their definitions of financial security and help them enjoy the benefits of their hard work.  Through comprehensive fact finding and visioning, he creates a customized action plan for his clients’ specific goals and objectives, and he focuses on solutions that can make those financial goals a reality. 

Dane wears multiple hats within the firm, running a personal practice as well as being actively involved in the training and development of new advisors. He was previously a College Unit Director, and is now a Field Director for the downtown Cleveland office. He has been recognized as the New Representative of the Year for Northwestern Mutual - Northern Ohio, was featured by Cleveland Magazine in its "Faces of Cleveland" issue, and has received the Life Impact Award from Northwestern Mutual on a national level. 

Dane is also a Qualifying Member of the Million Dollar Round Table. MDRT is The Premier Association of Financial Professionals. Founded in 1927, MDRT provides its members with resources to improve their technical knowledge, sales and client service while maintaining a culture of high ethical standards.


Years of Experience

Representing Northwestern Mutual since 2010.


Degree Major Institution
Bachelor of Science Business Administration The Ohio State University
Minor Psychology The Ohio State University
Minor Entrepreneurship The Ohio State University

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