NU Online News Service, July 15, 2003, 12:16 p.m. EDT – The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc., Denver, says Louis Garday, the board’s chief executive officer, will step down July 31 to take a job with a for-profit company.

Gary Diffendaffer, the board’s executive vice president, will manage the board while the board organizes a search for a replacement.

The CFP Board owns the CFP and Certified Financial Planner certification marks.