General Circle

Meet Our Working Team Volunteer Leadership

Our Working Team Leaders primary function?  Building, supporting and maintaining truly active volunteer teams.
Our ask of our team members?  Just 2 hours monthly.  1 hour to attend the working team call.  1 hour to take on one task or job and get it done.

Anyone can

Matt Benson, CFP(R)

Conference Call Monthly, 1st Friday at 9:30am

Aim: Develop trusted professional relationships with Legislators and Regulators. Position FPAGP as a proactive influencer and communicator regarding relevant financial planning issues. Connect local, regional and national volunteers and staff to a unified voice with agreed upon positions and messaging.

Aaron Van Ommering

Conference Call Monthly, 3rd Tuesday at 3:00 pm

Aim: Create and provide sufficient infrastructure, messaging and tools to effectively connect our stakeholders to each other and the chapter activities they most need and value.  Develop an over-arching brand strategy capable of enhancing the entire financial planning professional journey.

Lifelong Learning
James Schwartz, CFP(R)

Katrina Lessard, CFP(R)

Conference Call Monthly, 1st Thursday at 3:00 pm

Aim:  Develop a series of high quality chapter events relevant to CFP(R) and associated professionals. Support all 4 FPA membership value pillars: Professional Development, Business Success, Community and Advocacy. Provide meaningful opportunities to connect with each other and our greater community.

Cassie Fernandez, CFP(R)

Conference Call Monthly: 3rd Thursday at 4 pm

Aim:  Support new or young financial planning professionals by successfully connecting them to the existing professional community and industry.

William Cerynik

Conference Call Monthly: 2nd Tuesday at 3:00 pm

Aim: Identify, develop and nurture Win Win Win relationships from a diverse set of industry stakeholders.  Shift mindsets toward investing in the chapter as a powerful force capable of raising the lake for all industry stakeholders in Arizona in the future.

Adam Mosbach

Conference Call Monthly: 4th Thursday at 3:00 pm

Aim: Understand what members and potential members most want and value from FPA locally and nationally. Seek options that fulfill value to as many identified wants as the chapter has the capacity to deliver well. Prioritize.

Pro Bono
Michael Fischer, CFP(R)

Conference Calls being planned

Aim: Extend 1:1 Personal Financial Planning from CFP(R) professionals into the greater community.  Appropriately and effectively connect our volunteers to citizens who can benefit from Pro Bono service by moving them toward sustainable financial freedom.

Professional Relations
Thomas Rindahl, CFP(R), PhD

Conference Calls being planned

Aim: Amplify our ability to connect to our broader professional community and our general public by building strong organization to organization relationships.  Filter and discern for each relationship the level of connection and expected outcomes.

Public Awareness

Conference Calls being planned

Aim:  Ignite general public awareness of the financial planning profession. Position the profession as a critical pillar of what is required to live a successful life.  Provide education to the general public on topics relevant to financial literacy.  Expand professional financial planners' communications skills.

Action Plan and Activities Filters:  

How does an action advance the chapter Vision and Mission?  
Does it directly support the Board Approved strategic objectives?

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