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My Calling to Serve

Throughout my career, every job has been big, even if it was small. Maya Angelou once said, “Nothing will work unless you do.” That speaks to me, as I have always believed that opportunity is the reward of perseverance, and that every step taken should be forward. I proudly serve as The College’s 10th President and CEO.

George Nichols III, President and CEO


Business Ethics Financial Services
Apr 06, 2020

In different times, trust is cemented in different ways. Today, perceived trust comes with some uncertainty of motive. That’s a problem, especially...

Poised Urgency Business Leadership
Mar 25, 2020

In my experience, many people don’t know how to properly comprehend or communicate urgency. It comes instinctively to some, but many professionals...

George Nichols III, President and CEO
Mar 12, 2020

Life is a pilgrimage. Each day we move—sometimes across the globe, other times just out of bed. However, if you measure your life on a Fitbit or...


Brightspace Learning Management System

New Learning Management System

No matter how and where you learn, technology has the power to put you in the classroom from anywhere. As your life-long learning partner, The American College of Financial Services is excited to announce the implementation of Brightspace by D2L. Course migration began April 1.

Retirement financial thought leadership

Retirement Thought Leadership

Retirement is a word built on hopes and dreams, but it’s not always built on plans. With a recent study amazingly showing just 1-in-10 Boomers financially prepared to retire, The College aims to amplify the message of applied education to financial professionals and the clients they serve.

Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy


The College’s Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® (CAP®) program transforms how people think about charitable giving. CAP® designees share their talents and treasuries by establishing nonprofits, working with community foundations, and helping pass generational wealth through legacy planning.

Brightspace Learning Management System

The American College of Financial Services Starts Implementing New Learning Management System

Distance learning is a virtual experience that must feel personal – a belief that is driving The American College of Financial Services’ implementation of Brightspace by D2L as its new Learning Management System (LMS). Course migration began April 1, 2020.