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Economic Mobility Good for Business and Society
Apr 08, 2021

I recently had the privilege of holding the second fireside chat in The College’s Inspiring Leaders in Philanthropy web series with Scott Davison, CLU®, ChFC®, OneAmerica Chairman, President, and CEO, and Tony Mason, President and CEO of the Indianapolis Urban League.

Informing Philanthropy During Crisis
Mar 22, 2021

The American College of Financial Services’ Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® (CAP®) is our fastest growing professional designation program – engaging financial professionals, gift planners, community and private foundation leaders, back office professionals, and social entrepreneurs in a robust educational curriculum that delivers the strategies and skills needed to advise clients on charitable giving and guide charitable organizations in their fundraising efforts.

Artificial Intelligence in Wealth Management Practice
Jan 25, 2021

When it comes to technology, it’s no surprise that financial services proceeds with caution. Decisions are made while thinking of the impact on multiple stakeholders, weighing compliance and regulatory risks, and assessing the significance on operational efficiency and client relationships. This multi-layered process takes time, but the process of implementing artificial intelligence (AI) will actually have a pronounced domino effect on how other decisions are made in the future: portfolio management, new hire onboarding, trading requests, and more.

2020 Election Financial Services
Oct 27, 2020

The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in 1920 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 presented a national sea change in voting rights. I was five at the height of the Civil Rights movement, so the impact was perhaps lost on me at the time. Now, I look back at these necessary and equal protections as a reminder of our civic responsibility. So, no matter your faith or political persuasion, just vote.

AALU GAMA The American College of Financial Services Webcast
May 14, 2020

Earlier this week, I sat down with Marc Cadin, chief executive officer at AALU. Marc has been a friend and an industry leader for nearly two decades. I’m excited about the potential partnerships we can forge to best support the financial services community and strengthen the financial security of millions of Americans.

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 in the financial services profession, where well-documented scandals have stripped millions of their savings, their homes, and even some foundational perceptions of meaning like their self-worth.