CV - Professional Designations 



Retirement Income Certified Professional

The American College of Financial Services, Bryn Mawr, PA

awarded 2018; active, and renewed through 2021

The RICP® designation equips financial advisors with the knowledge to effectively manage the transition from asset accumulation during a client’s working years to asset decumulation in retirement.


Notary Public

Office of the Illinois Secretary of State, Springfield, IL

awarded 2016; active, and renewed through 2023

A notary acts as an official and unbiased witness to the identity of person who comes before him or her for a specific purpose, and helps to prevent fraud and forgery.


Certified Pension Consultant                     

American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries, Arlington, VA

awarded 2001; voluntarily inactivated in 2017

The CPC® designation signifies a commitment to, and knowledge of, the pension and retirement plan industry, and the ability to convey this information to clients so that they can make well-informed decisions.



The Supreme Court of the State of Illinois, Springfield, IL                                                                     

awarded 2000; active, and renewed through 2021

The Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission ensures attorneys comply with Illinois’ Rules of Professional Responsibility to practice law and counsel clients within the state.


Chartered Financial Consultant   

The American College of Financial Services, Bryn Mawr, PA

awarded 1996; active, and renewed through 2021

The ChFC® designation signifies an understanding of basic financial planning concepts, including insurance, income taxation, retirement planning, investments and estate planning, and some more focused areas, including behavioral finance, financial planning for families with special needs dependents, small business planning, financial planning for clients in the LGBT community, and financial planning for divorce.


Enrolled Actuary                    

U.S. Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC

awarded 1995; voluntarily inactivated in 2000

An Enrolled Actuary may perform actuarial services required under ERISA or regulations thereunder.


General Securities Representative

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Washington, DC

awarded 1995; voluntarily inactivated in 1996

A General Securities Representative, by passing the Series 7 exam, possesses the knowledge needed to perform the critical functions of a general securities representative, including sales of corporate securities, municipal securities, investment company securities, variable annuities, direct participation programs, options and government securities.


Uniform Securities Agent

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Washington, DC

awarded 1995; voluntarily inactivated in 1996

A Uniform Securities Agent, by passing the Series 63 exam, is allowed to sell investment products, such as mutual funds, variable annuities and unit investment trusts.


Life and Health Insurance Broker                          

New York State Department of Financial Services, Albany, NY

awarded 1990; voluntarily inactivated in 1996

A Life and Health Insurance Broker represents the insured and can place business with any company authorized in New York which will accept it.