Alan Goldfarb, CFP, the chief wealth strategist for Weaver Wealth Management, has been named chairman of the Board of Directors of the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards for 2012.

A past chair of the CFP Board's Board of Professional Review, Goldfarb earned his CFP designation in 1978. He also served on the Ethics Task Force that developed the most recent version of CFP Board's Standards of Professional Conduct.

"Alan's leadership will certainly advance CFP Board's mission, and I look forward to continuing to work with him," said CFP Board CEO Kevin R. Keller, CAE. "Alan's background as an educator and reputation as a top-flight CFP professional will bring a unique blend of experiences to the board chair position."

An educator and advocate for financial planning education, Goldfarb has served as the director of the Financial Services MBA Program at the University Of Dallas Graduate School of Management, where he developed the curriculum and structure of the nation's first personal MBA program for the personal financial planning profession to be registered with CFP Board. He has also served as executive director for the Southwest Institute for Personal Financial Education.

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