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Vanguard Veteran Jack Brod Named CFP Board Chair

By Melanie Waddell January 21, 2020 ThinkAdvisor

The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards’ board said Tuesday that Jack Brod has become the 2020 chair.

Brod, a former Vanguard executive who’s served on CFP Board’s board since 2017, will provide strategic direction to the organization, which now certifies more than 86,000 CFP professionals.

With the CFP Board’s new Code and Standards effective as of Oct. 1, 2019, “this is a pivotal time for CFP professionals and the entire profession,” Brod said in a statement.

“CFP Board has always been known for having high standards for the delivery of competent and ethical financial planning and advice. And we are now setting the bar even higher with the requirement that all CFP professionals be held to a fiduciary standard when providing financial advice,” Brod added.

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by Melanie Waddell
January 21, 2020