Cross Courts Member Profile: Scott DeSantis

Cross Courts Member Profile: Scott DeSantis

Occupation: Financial Advisor, Northwestern Mutual, Wellesley, MA


Squash Accomplishments:

  • One of the first junior athletes coached by Cross Courts’ Director of Squash, Dan Sharplin
  • Nobles’ 4-year Varsity Squash member
  • Top 20 ranking nationally
  • 2nd place Massachusetts State Championships
  • Amherst College academic and squash recruit, #1 and #2 ranking
  • NESCAC (New England Small College Athletic Association) and national CSA  (College Squash Association) awards in recognition of college academic and athletic accomplishments

Professional Accomplishments:  At the 2015 Financial Planning Association (FPA) annual meeting, Scott represented Northwestern Mutual as the keynote speaker at the opening reception. He is one of the youngest financial advisors to have earned his Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) designation at the age of 22, as well as his CLU®, ChFC®, and Series 7 & 66 certifications.


How has being a scholar-athlete impacted him?

“Being a competitive squash player helped teach me about life’s ups and downs, how to never give up, and reinforced my goal to always achieve my personal best.”


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