The Financial Planning Association announced Thursday that its board of directors has elected Edward W. Gjertsen II, CFP, as its 2014 president-elect.
Gjertsen’s term as president-elect will begin on Jan. 1, 2014, succeeding incoming FPA 2014 President Janet Stanzak, CFP.
Gjertsen has held FPA leadership positions both locally and nationally, including a three-year term on FPA’s Board of Directors beginning in 2010. In 2007 he was president of FPA’s Illinois chapter, which awarded him the 2008 Heart of Financial Planning Distinguished Service Award. Additionally, he is a co-founder of the FPA Diversity Committee and was the committee chairman in 2010.
He has been a member of FPA since 1996.