Dorothea Karakas, ChFC, CLU

Though Dorothea Karakas joined the financial services industry in 1986, she has been the Manager of Insurance and Annuity Operations at the Clayton branch of Smith Moore for the last four years. She is a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU). In addition, Dorothea holds the Series 7, 24, and 63 Securities Licenses, as well as the Life and Health Insurance License.

In utilizing her certifications and many years of experience, Dorothea helps Smith Moore’s clients work toward their financial goals on their terms. She lives her life by the golden rule: Treat other people as you would wish to be treated yourself.

She graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a BS in Business Administration. In addition, Dorothea is the Vice President of International Orthodox Christian Charities’ St. Louis Committee, and a member of the Philoptchos Ladies Society. She lives in the St. Louis area with her husband, Achilles, and their daughter, Maria.