Blaine Aikin, CEO of fi360, was elected Tuesday by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards’ Board to serve as its 2016 chair-elect.
CFP Board also announced four new board members: Phillip Cunningham, CEO of Advicent Solutions, a provider of SaaS technology solutions for the financial services industry; Michael Davis, director of institutional client relationships at Calvert Investments; Susan John, founder and president of Financial Focus and former two-time National Association of Personal Financial Advisors board member; and Arlene Pietranton, CEO of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, serving as a public member of the Board of Directors.
Mike Greene, the senior vice president responsible for the financial planning business at Ameriprise Financial Services, is the current chair-elect.
With the four new board members elected in November, the Board will increase from 13 to 14 voting members. Their four-year terms start Jan. 1, 2016. CFP Board CEO Kevin Keller will continue as a nonvoting member, bringing the total number of Board members to 15.
Prior to joining fi360 — which provides a suite of services to financial companies and provides the Accredited Investment Fiduciary and Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst designation programs — in 1999, Aikin was director of product development and management at PNC Bank, CIO of Allegiance Financial Advisors and also served in federal and local government.