WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Licensed Monetary Planner Board of Requirements, Inc. introduced right now that it established an Appeals Fee with sole authority to adjudicate enchantment hearings. CFP Board additionally introduced the appointment of the Fee’s inaugural members: Denny Crawford; Shelly-Ann Eweka, CFP®; Susan MacMichael John, CFP®; Gary Strickland, Esq. and Jeffrey Weekes, CFP®. All 5 start their time period of service on February 1, 2022.
The Appeals Fee was established by way of modifications to CFP Board’s Procedural Guidelines that had been launched for public comment in November 2021. With the Board of Administrators’ adoption of updated Procedural Rules, which is efficient February 21, 2022, the present procedures and commonplace of assessment for adjudicating appeals don’t change. Nonetheless, accountability for adjudication of enchantment hearings shifts from the Board’s Code and Requirements Enforcement Committee to the brand new Appeals Fee. The Fee will now subject CFP Board’s closing determination when a person appeals a closing order of the Disciplinary and Ethics Commission (DEC) or an Administrative Order.
“CFP Board is happy to welcome Denny, Shelly-Ann, Susan, Gary and Jeffrey because the inaugural members of the Appeals Fee,” stated CFP Board CEO Kevin R. Keller, CAE. “Their intensive skilled expertise throughout numerous enterprise segments and their dedication to CFP Board’s excessive moral requirements will assist make sure that our appeals course of stays credible to the general public and honest to these whose conduct is being evaluated.”
The Appeals Fee includes 5 members who at the moment don’t sit on CFP Board’s Board of Administrators:
Denise (Denny) Voigt Crawford (Chair) is a former member of CFP Board’s Board of Administrators, a four-year member (and three-year Chair) of the Board’s Code and Requirements Enforcement Committee (previously Appeals Committee), and former Chair of the Impartial Activity Power on Enforcement. She served because the Texas Securities Commissioner for 17 years and was twice-elected president of the North American Securities Directors Affiliation. Denny beforehand served on the Board of Administrators for the Nationwide Endowment for Monetary Schooling and the Nationwide White Collar Crime Heart; was Lead Trustee of the Investor Safety Belief; was a member of the SEC’s Client Affairs Advisory Committee; and was a member of the CFTC’s World Affairs Advisory Committee. She obtained her juris physician from St. Mary’s College College of Regulation and a bachelor’s diploma from the College of Texas at Austin. Denny will serve a two-year time period, ending on December 31, 2023.
Shelly-Ann Eweka, CFP® is a former Chair of the CFP Board’s DEC and present Chair of the Sanctions and Health Fee. She is a Senior Director of Recommendation & Monetary Planning Technique. She helps TIAA’s goal to interact prospects with recommendation that helps them meet their monetary must and thru retirement. She companions with Monetary Wellness groups to proactively ship forward-looking messaging/steerage by way of totally different platforms. She beforehand served as a Relationship Supervisor at Chase Manhattan Financial institution, a Monetary Planner/Workshop Presenter at Ernst & Younger, and a Monetary Planner on the Vanguard Group. Shelly-Ann earned a Masters of Taxation from Northeastern College, a BSE in Electrical Engineering from the College of Pennsylvania, and her certificates in monetary planning from New York College. She’s going to serve a three-year time period, ending December 31, 2024.
Susan MacMichael John, CFP® is a former Chair of the Board of Administrators of CFP Board, a former member of the CFP Board Appeals Committee, and a two-term chair of the Nationwide Affiliation of Private Monetary Advisors (NAPFA). She at the moment serves as Managing Director of Monetary Planning at FLPutnam in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire the place she is liable for main the event and supply of economic planning companies. She makes use of a holistic wealth administration course of by incorporating core components of economic planning: monetary positioning, asset safety, funding administration, money movement, tax administration, retirement planning, and property and legacy planning. Susan additionally coordinates with relations, outdoors advisors and with different members of the shoppers’ skilled group. She has a B.S. from Plymouth State College. Susan will serve a two-year time period, ending December 31, 2023.
Gary Strickland, Esq. is a member of CFP Board’s Disciplinary and Ethics Fee and is a associate at Warner Angle Hallam Jackson & Formanek, P.L.C. in Phoenix, Arizona. Along with dealing with probate and civil litigation, he serves as a Maricopa County Superior Courtroom Choose Professional Tem and acts as arbitrator and mediator in a wide range of fields. Gary beforehand served because the Maricopa County Public Fiduciary, was a State of Arizona Administrative Regulation Choose on the Central Panel and was Deputy County Legal professional within the Maricopa County Legal professional’s Workplace/Civil Division. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts and Grasp of Arts levels from Bob Jones College, a Grasp of Divinity diploma from Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, and his Physician of Regulation diploma from Washington College in St. Louis College of Regulation. He’ll serve a three-year time period, ending December 31, 2024.
Jeffrey Weekes, CFP® is a former member of the DEC and a present members of CFP Board’s Sanctions and Health Fee. He serves as a Vice President, Monetary Advisor and Senior Portfolio Supervisor with Morgan Stanley in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. Jeffrey supplies complete monetary planning and funding recommendation to high-net-worth shoppers. In 2014, he served as a presenter on the CFP Board webinar “Find out how to Decide if You are in a Monetary Planning Engagement.” Jeffrey at the moment serves as Chairman of the board of the Redevelopment Authority of Monroe County. He graduated with a B.A. in Economics from Colgate College. Jeffrey will serve a four-year time period, ending December 31, 2025.
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