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Illinois State University Speaker Series – Edward W. Gjertsen II
Vice President of Mack Investment Securities, Inc.
Edward W. Gjertsen II
“The Business of Financial Planning: Past, Present, and Future”
6:15 p.m. September 27
Caterpillar Auditorium, State Farm Hall of Business
Part of Financial Planning Speaker Series
Edward W. Gjertsen II’s talk will discuss the opportunities and challenges that face the financial planning profession and is part of the Financial Planning Speaker Series hosted by the Institute for Financial Planning and Analysis and the Department of Finance, Insurance and Law.
Gjertsen served as past chairman of the Financial Planning Association’s National Board of Directors, a professional non-profit with over 24,000 members. He is one of the co-founders of the Financial Planning Association (FPA) National Diversity Initiative and is past president and chairman of the Financial Planning Association of Illinois, the nation’s largest chapter. He is also a recipient of the FPA of Illinois 2008 Heart of Financial Planning Distinguished Service Award.
The talk is part of the Illinois State University Speaker Series. The series seeks to bring innovative and enlightening speakers to the campus with the aim of providing the community with a platform to foster dialogue, cultivate enriching ideas, and continue an appreciation of learning as an active and lifelong process. All talks are free and open to the public.