CFP Board Center for Financial Planning recognizes 2022 Diversity Summit and Career Fair sponsors

WASHINGTON, September 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The CFP Board Center for Financial Planning (“Centre”) today announced sponsors for its fifth annual Diversity Summit and Career Fair.

The Diversity Summit will be held in person at Conrad washington d.c.on October 27, 2022followed by a virtual job fair on October 28. This year’s summit will focus on the theme “IMPACT – Advancing DEI in the Financial Planning Profession”. The job fair will connect employers with qualified candidates, including current and future CFPs® professionals, with a particular focus on women and people of color.

“The CFP Board would like to thank our sponsors for their generous support of this year’s Diversity Summit and Career Fair,” said the CEO of the CFP Board. Kevin R. Keller, CAE. “These valuable contributions are essential to ensuring that the Center can continue to create a more diverse and sustainable financial planning profession. With the support of these sponsors, we are advancing the profession to ensure that every American has access to financial planning advice. competent and ethical.”

The 2022 Diversity Summit and Career Fair sponsors are:

  • Merrill — Presenting Sponsor
  • Vanguard — Executive Sponsor
  • Ballentine Partners — Partner Sponsor
  • Edward Jones — Partner Sponsor
  • Goldman Sachs — Partner Sponsor
  • Morgan Stanley — Partner Sponsor
  • Prudential — Partner Sponsor
  • Wealthspire Advisors — Certified Sponsor

The founding sponsors of the center are:

  • Charles Schwab Foundation, in partnership with Schwab Advisor Services
  • Investnet
  • Merrill
  • North West Mutual

The Summit events will take place on October 27 of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET. The virtual job fair will take place on October 28 of 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. ET:

To learn more about the CFP Board Center’s Diversity Summit and Career Fair, visit the CFP Board website.

ABOUT THE CFP COUNCIL

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. is the professional body for personal financial planners in the United States. The CFP Board sets financial planning standards and administers the prestigious CFP.® certification – one of the most respected certifications in financial services – so that the public has access to and benefits from competent and ethical financial planning. The CFP Board of Directors, along with its Financial Planning Center, is committed to increasing public awareness of the CFP® certification and access to a diverse, ethical and skilled financial planning workforce. Widely recognized by the public, advisors and firms as the gold standard in financial planning, CFP® certification is held by more than 93,000 people in United States.

ABOUT THE CFP BOARD CENTER FOR FINANCIAL PLANNING

The CFP Board Center for Financial Planning seeks to create a more diverse and sustainable financial planning profession so that every American has access to competent and ethical financial planning advice. The Center brings together the CFP® professionals, businesses, educators, researchers and experts to address profession-wide challenges in the areas of diversity and workforce development, and to build an academic home that offers opportunities to conduct and publish new research that adds to the body of financial planning knowledge.

SOURCE Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.