OPERATIONS MANAGER | CFP®
Kelly manages the overall business operations and implementing strategic growth initiatives. Over the past eight years, Kelly has earned numerous industry certifications and accreditations including the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) designation. Kelly also has the FINRA Series 7, Series 24, and Series 66 Securities licenses.
Kelly is a 2008 graduate of Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree. She earned a Master of Science degree from The Pennsylvania State University in 2014. Kelly spends her time away from work with her husband Jim, and their daughter and son. She enjoys outdoor activities, gardening, and reading.
Credentials and Licenses
Certified Financial Planner (CFP ®)
The Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) and certification marks are financial planning credentials awarded by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. (CFP® Board) to individuals who meet its education, examination, work experience, and ethics requirements. Eligible candidates must have at least a bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent) in any discipline from an accredited college or university in order to obtain a CFP® certification. The candidate also must pass an examination, have three years of personal financial planning experience, and meet the CFP Board’s ethical requirements. To maintain the certification, the CFP® Board requires individuals to complete 30 hours of continuing education every two years and renew an agreement to be bound by its Standards of Professional Conduct.
FINRA Series 66 License
With this Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) designation, the recipient can become a fee-based investment advisor, as opposed to a commission-based financial advisor. With a Series 66 license an individual can act as an Investment Advisor Representative, making recommendations or giving investment advice, managing client accounts or portfolios, determining which recommendations or advice regarding securities should be given, and providing investment advice. To obtain the Series 66 license an individual must receive a passing grade on an extensive 2 1/2 hour exam and hold the Series 7 license.
FINRA Series 24 License
With this Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) designation, the recipient is qualified to supervise or manage branch activities such as corporate securities, REITs, variable contracts, and venture capital; a general principle may also approve advertising and sales literature, including communications regarding municipal securities. To obtain the Series 24 license an individual must receive a passing grade on an extensive 3 1/2 hour exam.
FINRA Series 7 License
With this Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) designation, the recipient is qualified to become a Registered Representative of a broker-dealer in the United States. The Series 7 license is the most comprehensive of several securities licenses that permit an agent to communicate with retail investors. To obtain the Series 7 license an individual must receive a passing grade on a rigorous 6-hour exam.
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