CV - Professional Designations 



The American College of Financial Services, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

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.

Retirement Income Certified Professional                                                                        2018

Active, and renewed for 2019


Office of the Illinois Secretary of State, Springfield, Illinois

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.

Notary Public                                                                                                                    2015

Active through October 2019


American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries, Arlington, Virginia

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.

Certified Pension Consultant                                                                                            2001

Voluntarily inactivated in 2017


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

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.

Attorney                                                                                                                           2000

Active, and renewed for 2019


The American College of Financial Services, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

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.

Chartered Financial Consultant                                                                                         1996

Active, and renewed for 2019


U.S. Department of the Treasury, Washington, District of Columbia

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

Enrolled Actuary                                                                                                               1995

Voluntarily inactivated in 2000


Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Washington, District of Columbia

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.

General Securities Representative                                                                                     1995

Voluntarily inactivated in 1996


Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Washington, District of Columbia

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.

Uniform Securities Agent                                                                                                  1995

Voluntarily inactivated in 1996


New York State Department of Financial Services, Albany, New York

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

Life and Health Insurance Broker                                                                                     1990

Voluntarily inactivated in 1996

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