James Rop (Jim)

Investment Advisor Representative

My name is Jim Rop.

As a Design Financial professional and active member of the North East Detroit area community, I am dedicated to helping individuals and businesses build their financial future.

To stay on top of my field and develop professional skills for the past 7 years, I have regularly attended industry training and certification programs. This includes completing the curriculum and passing exams for the:

  • NASD licenses: Series 7, 6, 63, 65
  • Michigan licenses: Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Variable Contracts


My academic achievements include:

  • M.B.A., Managerial Accounting and Finance, Wayne State University
  • B.S., Business Administration, Ferris State University
  • A.A.S., Industrial engineering, Ferris State University
  • Pre-Engineering, Calvin College


My education, experience and professional affiliations over 33 years in the Automotive Manufacturing Industry, both domestic and international have fostered my practical approach to offering advice and services to my clients. I provide financial advice and planning to my clients with complete service. First, we consider your financial goals and investment objectives. Second, working together, we formulate a strategy to help you achieve your goals and minimize risk. Then, as an Investment Advisor Representative and Registered Representative of Securian Financial Services, member FINRA, a broker-dealer and investment advisor and an agent of Minnesota Life, I will recommend the appropriate products and services to help you execute your strategy.

My community activities and professional affiliations include:

  • Member of the American Society of Body Engineers (ASBE)
  • Member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
  • Member of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
  • Member of the Solid Ground homeless shelter in Roseville, MI


My wife Jan and I live in Clinton Township, Michigan.

Phone (586) 469-7788
Fax (586) 469-4700
Mobile Phone (586) 764-8868