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General Specialties:

Financial and Securities & Investments

Specialty Focus:

Investment suitability, retirement planning, wealth management, fiduciary investing


B.C.E., Cornell University; M.S., Cornell University

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40+ years practice Founder Evensky & Katz $2billion fee only practice Professor, Texas Tech Personal Financial Planning PAST PROFESSIONAL SERVICE Chair CFP Board of Governors Chair International CFP Council Editorial Advisory Board Journal of Financial Planning Research Columnist Journal of Financial Planning Editorial Advisory Board Journal of Retirement Planning Standard & Poor SPIVA Award Judge S&P Dow Jones Indices US Advisory Panel AWARDS Kemp Fain Award (Financial Planning Association) 2018 Committee for the Fiduciary Standard) 2018 Frankel Fiduciary Prize 2019 TD Ameritrade First Advocacy Leadership Award, 2017 IMCA’s J. Richard Joyner Wealth Management Impact Award, 2017 Investment Advisor Magazine, May 2015, listed in Investment Advisor’s IA 35, The Insider's Forum Leadership Award September 2014 Charles Schwab Trailblazer IMPACT Award®. 2013 Investment News “15 transformational advisers,” 15 people who have changed the industry, 2013 Financial Planning Association “Heart of Financial Planning” award, 2013. Investment Advisor Magazine “Thirty for Thirty” – Investment Advisors most influential in building the profession over the last 30 years, 2010 BOOKS The Art of Practicing and the Art of Communication in Financial Planning, 2017. Co-Editor; Chapter 17 “The Art of Financial Planning.” Sage Publications, 2017 Financial Behavior, Players, Markets and Investments, Edited by Kent Baker, Greg Filbeck and Victor Ricciardi, Chapter 28 “Applications of Client Behavior: A Practitioners Perspective.” Oxford University Press 2017 Hello Harold, Amazon, 2015 The New Wealth Management, CFA Institute/Wiley & Sons, 2011. Co-Author Retirement Redesigned – A Master Plan for Distribution, Bloomberg Press, 2006. Co-Editor The Investment Think Tank, Bloomberg Press, 2004. Co-Editor Wealth Management (in Korean), 2003 The Invincibility Shield for Investors, “Developing a Shield,” Aspatore, 2003 Wealth Management (in Japanese), 1999 Wealth Management, McGraw Hill, 1996