Mark Johannessen, managing director of Sullivan, Bruyette, Spero & Blayney in McLean, Virginia, has been named President-Elect of the Financial Planning Association for 2007. As such, he will become president of the FPA in 2008, when President Nick Nicolette becomes chairman, replacing the FPA president for 2006, Dan Moisand.
Johannessen won kudos for his work developing FPA’s pro bono services program following 9/11, and chaired the FPA’s Hurricane
Relief Center for Planners Task Force following Hurricane Katrina.
FPA also announced three new members of its Board of Directors who will serve three-year terms beginning January 1, 2007: Michael Busch, president of Vogel Financial Advisors in Dallas; Bonnie A. Hughes, president of A&H Financial Planning and Education, Inc. in Kennesaw, Georgia; and Bill Moran, VP, financial planning industry relations, with Ameriprise
Financial in Minneapolis.