Our Story

The GFS Family of companies:

Donald A. Galade started in the Financial Services industry with Metropolitan Life Insurance in 1987. At that time, he marketed life insurance and mutual funds as a registered representative. In 2007 Mr. Galade started Galade Financial Services, Inc., an insurance marketing organization.

In Feb of 2011 GFS Financial Advisors, LLC, A Registered Investment Advisor firm was formed. GFS Financial Advisors, LLC performs wealth management and fee-based financial planning services from our corporate offices in Drums, PA. In 2014 Kingdom Financial Ministries was created as a DBA to GFS Financial Advisors, LLC. for Faith-Based financial planning services.

Over the last three decades, we have found that a team approach can be an effective method to help clients who have a wide variety of needs as they maneuver through a complex financial-services world.

We invite you to discover and experience the power of our services. We believe it has far-reaching benefits for our clients to get opinions from several sources with diverse backgrounds, education, and experience.

No one strategy fits everyone, which is why every client gets our undivided attention—from planning to execution to follow-up. We take a proactive approach to helping you develop a strategy to address your financial goals and objectives, using the most efficient methods available.

Recognizing that everyone encounters challenges along the way, we strive to anticipate and address those situations as they occur. We want to keep you on track toward a meaningful and purpose-driven financial future.

We invite you to check out all the material on our website. If something prompts a question, please send us a quick email or call our office. We look forward to speaking with you.

It’s also the foundation for intelligent, well-considered decisions. When you have retirement in sight, sound decisions are vital in helping you pursue your goals and avoid costly mistakes that can impact your future. For many, understanding every aspect of personal finance can be daunting. From investments to retirement to insurance, the decisions can be overwhelming.

As financial professionals, we are committed to helping people just like you create solutions for their retirement assets. Once we understand your risk tolerance, time horizon, and goals, we'll work to develop a program that carefully balances investment strategies with preserving principal.

A Self-starting motivated individual who believes the Bible is the inspired Word of God. Don is President of Galade Financial Services, Inc. a full-service insurance brokerage firm, and CEO of GFS Financial Advisors, LLC. and its sister organization Kingdom Financial Ministry, which is a registered investment advisory (RIA) firm located in Drums, PA.

Don is a home-schooling dad who blends his passion for others and his professional skills to help clients define and meet their financial goals via biblical principles.

He has worked in the Asset Protection and Wealth Management industry since 1986. Don routinely attends intense training and continuing education sessions that deal exclusively with the financial needs of those who are near or currently in retirement and is well versed on the latest strategies designed to meet those needs.

Don currently holds the designations of Certified Senior Advisor, and LUTC (Life Underwriter Training Council). He is a former Vice President of the Hazleton, PA chapter of the Pennsylvanians for Human Life and is also a former member of the Kiwanis, Unico, and Rotary clubs.

Looking to help change the world through media this accomplished author, musician, and producer of Christian films, he is extremely active in his church and local community and blends his God-given talents into a number of faith-based charitable works.

Author of In God We Trust, the Dollar We Worship a book that encourages readers in their faith and their ability to become better stewards of their resources: www.inthedollarweworship.com,

Producer of: The Voice of John, a sanctity of life documentary, which can be viewed online by visiting: www.voiceofjohn.org, and co-produced the musical EP More of Him by the Christian rock band Less of Us.