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Dennis J. Moore, chief operating officer at Quest Capital Management, has been named 2021 president-elect of the Financial Planning Association by its board of directors, the organization announced Wednesday. Moore’s one-year terms begins Jan. 1.

“It’s been a pleasure working with Dennis on the FPA Board of Directors over the past three years where I have seen his unwavering commitment to elevate the financial planning profession,” Martin Seay, 2020 FPA president, said in the announcement. “He will undoubtedly drive the future success of FPA and the profession in this new role.”

Moore, an active FPA member for 18 years, has served in various local and national leadership roles for the association, including on the FPA of Dallas/Fort Worth Board of Directors, the OneFPA Advisory Task Force, the FPA Alliance Forum and as chair for the FPA Pro Bono committee.

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He also served as chair of the mentor committee for the Texas Tech University Personal Financial Planning Alumni Advisory Board to help young financial planning professionals advance in their careers.

Moore, who is completing a three-year term on the FPA board of directors, earned a B.S. in personal financial planning and an MBA from Texas Tech University.

FPA also announced the election of three new members to its board of directors, based on the recommendation of the OneFPA nominating committee.

Following are the new board members whose three-year terms start Jan. 1:

  • George A. Fernández, vice president of practice management at Mariner Wealth Advisors in Overland Park, Kansas.
  • Lisa A. K. Kirchenbauer, president, chief compliance officer and senior advisor at Omega Wealth Management, in Arlington, Virginia.
  • Paul J. Brahim, managing director and senior vice president at Wealth Enhancement Group in Pittsburgh.