|By PR Newswire||
|February 26, 2014 03:00 PM EST||
WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (CFP Board) announced today the appointments of its 2014 Chairs to the Disciplinary and Ethics Commission, Council on Education, Council on Examinations and Public Policy Council.
"Each of these individuals will play a critical role in ensuring we are fulfilling our mission of benefiting the public with CFP® professionals who are held to rigorous ethics, education and examination standards," said CFP Board CEO Kevin Keller, CAE. "I am confident that their expertise, leadership and passion for the profession will prove invaluable to CFP Board and its stakeholders this year."
Matthew Murphy, CFP® - Chair, Disciplinary and Ethics Commission
The Disciplinary and Ethics Commission is responsible for interpreting and applying the Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Rules of Conduct and Financial Planning Practice Standards to allegations of rule violations involving CFP® professionals and imposing, where necessary, appropriate discipline.
Murphy is the founder and president of Murphy Capital Advisors, an independent financial planning and investment advisory firm headquartered in Goodyear, Arizona.
Murphy's 20-year career includes experience as a regulator in the commodities/futures industry, and work in asset management for a large institutional asset manager located in Chicago.
After serving as a volunteer hearing panelist in 2009, Murphy was appointed to the Disciplinary and Ethics Commission where he has served as a member since 2010 and is the 2014 chair. He is an active member of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA). In addition, Murphy has previously served as a board member of the Phoenix Chapter of the Financial Planning Association.
Murphy received his Bachelor's degree in finance with honors from Illinois State University. He is a NAPFA-Registered Advisor and obtained his CFP® certification in 2003.
John Grable, Ph.D., CFP® - Chair, Council on Education
The Council on Education was established in 2008 to advise CFP Board staff on the development and clarification of all educational policies related to the CFP® certification process. The Council provides input on policies that relate to education requirements, CFP Board-Registered Programs and Continuing Education.
Grable is a professor at the University of Georgia, where he holds an Athletic Association Endowed Professorship. In this role, he teaches and conducts research at the graduate and undergraduate level.
Grable was the founding editor for the Journal of Personal Finance and he is currently the co-editor of the Journal of Financial Therapy. His research interests include financial risk-tolerance assessment, financial planning help-seeking behavior and financial therapy/counseling.
Grable has served on the Board of Directors of the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants (IARFC), as Treasurer and President for the American Council on Consumer Interests (ACCI) and as Treasurer for the Financial Therapy Association. He also served on the Research Advisory Council of the Take Charge America Institute (TCAI) for Consumer Education and Research at the University of Arizona.
Prior to entering the academic profession, he worked as a pension/benefits administrator and later as a Registered Investment Advisor in an asset management firm.
Grable received his undergraduate degree in economics and business from the University of Nevada, a MBA from Clarkson University, and a Ph.D. from Virginia Tech. He obtained his CFP® certification in 1993.
Trisha Arndt, CFP® - Chair, Council on Examinations
The Council on Examinations is an advisory group of stakeholders responsible for the CFP® Examination. Generally, individuals selected to serve on the Council on Examinations have previously participated in other exam-related volunteer activities.
Arndt is the founding advisor of Wealth Strategies, an independent financial services, wealth management and consulting firm in Verona, Wisconsin. She has over fifteen years of experience in the financial planning industry, beginning her career at a local financial planning firm before opening her own business in 2006.
Arndt has volunteered extensively with the CFP Board Council on Examinations since 2011. In 2009, she served as a member of the Job Analysis Task Force.
She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater with a degree in finance, with an emphasis in financial planning. Arndt holds NASD Series 7 and Series 63 securities licenses and is an investment adviser representative through Commonwealth Financial Network®. In addition, she holds life, health, and disability insurance licenses. She obtained her CFP® certification in 2007.
Roger Begin, CFP® continuing as Chair, Public Policy Council
Begin is starting a second term as chair of the Public Policy Council, which serves an advisory role on public policy issues affecting CFP Board, CFP® professionals and members of the public.
Begin is a sales director for BNY Mellon's Wealth Management group for the Rhode Island region. In this role, he is responsible for new business development activities in the region. He has more than 15 years of investment sales experience, working as a private client advisor at Bank of America Private Bank prior to joining BNY Mellon.
Active in his community, Begin serves as a Trustee of Meeting Street and the Rhode Island Historical Society. He chairs the Rhode Island Hospital Foundation and is a member of the finance committee at Lifespan and Hasbro Children's Hospital Advisory Council. Begin is an Honorary Trustee at Bryant University and serves as Honorary Consul of France in Rhode Island.
In addition to his significant financial experience, Begin also served in several public offices throughout his career, including General Treasurer and Lieutenant Governor for the State of Rhode Island. He still holds the distinction of being the youngest member of the Rhode Island State Legislature when he was elected at age 19.
Begin received his Bachelor's degree from Bryant University. He obtained his CFP® certification in 2008.
ABOUT CFP BOARD
The mission of Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. is to benefit the public by granting the CFP® certification and upholding it as the recognized standard of excellence for personal financial planning. The Board of Directors, in furthering CFP Board's mission, acts on behalf of the public, CFP® professionals and other stakeholders. CFP Board owns the certification marks CFP®, Certified Financial Planner™, and the federally registered CFP (with flame design) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements. CFP Board currently authorizes more than 69,000 individuals to use these marks in the U.S.
SOURCE Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.
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