DBR&CO Fiduciary Plan Solutions is pleased to announce that CEFEX®, the Centre for Fiduciary Excellence, LLC, a divison of Broadridge Fi360 Solutions, has renewed their certification of DBR Fiduciary Plans Solutions effective July 1, 2022.
“Through CEFEX®’s independent assessment, the certification demonstrates our commitment to comprehensive and continuous improvement within our organization. We believe that our CEFEX® certification is yet another way to demonstrate that we are acting in your best interest,” said Steve Kaczynski, CFA, AIFA®, CPFA™, MST, MBA, Managing Director of Fiduciary Plan Solutions.
This recognition sets our firm apart as an industry leader and expert. There are currently only 140 firms that are CEFEX® certified financial advisors. “CEFEX® certification is a noteworthy achievement, differentiating Fiduciary Plans Solutions in the fiduciary marketplace. The limited number of firms which are CEFEX® certified makes this designation all the more unique and important," says Richard Applegate, CFP®, AIFA®, CPFA™, ChFC®, CLU®, MST, Senior Advisor of Fiduciary Plan Solutions.
CEFEX® certification standards are substantiated by legislation, case law and regulatory opinion letters from the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, the Uniform Prudent Investor Act (UPIA), the Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act (UPMIFA) and the Uniform Management of Public Employee Retirement Systems Act (UMPERSA) in the U.S. A full copy of the standard can be downloaded from Broadridge at www.fi360.com/cefex and a summary can be viewed by clicking on DBR Fiduciary Plan Solution’s online CEFEX® certificate.
About Broadridge Fi360 Solutions:
Broadridge Fi360 Solutions is a fiduciary education, training, and technology organization within Broadridge, that helps financial intermediaries use prudent fiduciary practices to profitably gather, grow and protect investors’ assets. Since 1999, the organization has provided financial professionals with the tools necessary to act as a fiduciary in their work with investors. Broadridge Fi360 Solutions is the home of the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF®) designation, the Fiduciary Focus Toolkit™, the Fi360 Fiduciary Score® and CEFEX®, Centre for Fiduciary Excellence®. Learn more at www.fi360.com via Twitter or on LinkedIn.
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Richard R. Applegate
CFP®, AIFA®, CPFA®, ChFC®, CLU®, MST
Steven J. Kaczynski, Jr.
CFA®, AIFA®, CPFA®, MST, MBA
Senior Financial Advisor, Managing Director, Fiduciary Plan Solutions