AAFM™ Global Boards of Standards™

The Honorary Board of Standards for AAFM™ is composed of 50 member professionals including faculty from several universities, financial executives and managers, lawyers, judges, and world renowned financial planning practitioners. 10 Doctorate level professionals sit on our academic committee overseeing standards and ethics. AAFM™ was begun by executives and faculty to provide financial education and certification worldwide through the use of executive training. AAFM™’s Board of Standards is a honorary voluntary board that creates the standards for professional membership and charter board certifications. The AAFM™ Board of Standards owns the global intellectual property, copyrights, designations and marks used herein.The AAFM™Board of Standards USA Recognizes over 600 approved and registered training channels worldwide. The AAFM™ Board of Standards is sole body that issues the certifications, distinctions, designations, awards, research, consulting and recognitions globally. The AAFM™ Global Board is headed by its CEO and Chair in the United States: Prof. George Mentz, JD, MBA, CWM™ – Attorney at Law.
Global Board of Academic Advisors & Professors 2005-2011* Note: these distinguished faculty members are not faculty of AAFM™. The majority of professors here are award recipients and honorary distinguished global advisors.

  • Prof. Dr. C. Bergström, PhD – Stockholm School of Economics Department of Finance Head of the EFI (Economic Research Institute at the Stockholm School of Economics) – Sweden
  • Professor Dr. Roberto J. Santillán Salgado, PhD – Director of the Master of Science in Finance Program at EGADE-ITESM, Monterrey Mexico Campus
  • Direktor: Prof. Dr. D. Sondermann, PhD, MFP™ . Universität Bonn – Institut für Gesellschafts- und Wirtschaftswissenschaften – Germany
  • Prof. Dr. G. J. Charreaux, PhD – Universite de Bourgogne Dijon Cedex, Bourgogne 21066 France MFP™ (Honorary Global Advisor) France
  • Prof. Dr. C. P Wolff, PhD, MFP™ – Maastricht University – The Netherlands Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, London
  • Prof. David H. Lasky, MA, AAFM™, MFP™, MIFP™ – Switzerland & Austria
  • Casimir Sayn-Wittgenstein, MFP™, CWM™, MIFP™ – UK, Germany, USA
  • Prof. Dr. Robert Munro, PhD, MA, MFP™ – Gainesville, FL University of Florida Law School – Co-Director, Center for International Financial Crimes Studies USA
  • Elizabeth E.M. Thompson, B.A., LL.B., MFP™, Registrar General of the Bahamas, Barrister, Counsel and Attorney-at-Law, Master Financial Professional, Charter Professional Member Association of Certified Anti-Project Management Certification Specialists. Bahamas
  • Prof. Dr. Joseph Heinlein, Brussels “The Original US Business School in Europe” BU Belgium (Honorary Advisor)
  • Jack McCaffery III, JD, LLM, CWM™, MBA, DBA ABD, CAM, MFP™
  • Jonathan Dougherty, J.D., LL.M., CWM™, CAM™, MFP™
  • Dr. Jeffrey Riggs, PhD, ChE, MS, MA – Research Economist & Investor Communications – NC, USA
  • Prof Bernard Gerson, Brussels
  • Dean J. Mc Farland, PhD, CMA Chartered Market Analyst* Dean of The Tulane Freeman School of Business* New Orleans
  • Prof. (Dr.) Niranjan C. Bhat, Hon. Global Advisor for AAFM™ and AAPM™, International & Grand PhD, FAAPM / FAAFM, MPM / MQM / MMC, CIPM, GPM, CPD and MFP™ – India.
  • James Lavorgna, JD, CWM™, CFP™, LLM – AAFM™ Certified Trainer
  • Prof. Dr. M. Dalton, PhD, CPA, JD, CWM™ -CEO Money Education Co.** Honorary Advisor to the Board
  • Hon. Dir. Andrew Kane, OBE, CWM™, CRA – CEO and Managing Director HSBC Private Banking – Wealth Management, Califor    nia – AAFM™ Master Financial Planner
  • Prof. Dr. Pablo Fernandez, PhD, MFP™ – IESE Business School Madrid Spain
  • Dr. Nicola A. Spence, LLB, CPM, CWM™, CAM™, CTEP™ – San Francisco – Asia Attorney at Law
  • Prof. Dr. Shinichi Watanabe, PhD – Belgium
  • Prof. S. J. Brown, Ph.D., NYU Stern School of Business, David S. Loeb Professor of Finance
  • Prof. Jean Bellemans – Brussels
  • Dr. Benjamin Findley, CPM™, Colonel, USAFR (Ret) (Special Honorary Advisor)
  • Prof. Dr. C. R. Harvey, PhD – J. Paul Sticht Professor of International Business, Fuqua School of Business, Duke Univ. (Honorary Advisor) USA
  • Dean George L. Salis, PhD. LLM, LLB (Hons), BS, FAD™, MFM™, CWM™, MFP™ , CEPA Dean and Programme Director, Legal Studies Dept., Keiser College, CEO & Principal JurisConsults International Group, LLC Member: ABA, IBA, London Court International Arbitration, Royal Society of Fellows Florida,USA. Member: ABA, IBA, London Court International Arbitration, Royal Society of Fellows.
  • Prof. Julia K. Brazelton, PhD, MFP™ – Connecticut
  • Dr. Zlatko Sijercic, PhD, CPM™, CMA™, CRA™ – Principal, Alpha Experts Group LLC, FL USA (Honorary Global Advisor)
  • Dr. Junaid M. Shaikh, PhD, MCom, MPhil, MFP™, BCom (Hons.), GDCA -Senior Lecturer – Curtin University of Technology – Former Head of Accounting Dept at Mult. Univ. 
School of Business, Sarawak ,Malaysia,
  • Prof. Dr. Swarnankur Chatterjee, PhD, CMA™, FAD™ – Athens, GA, USA University Faculty
  • Prof. Thomas W. Goldman, JD, LLM, FAD™, CWM™,  MFP™
  • Darvin E. Glass, JD, LLM, MM, CAMC, CAM™ – Connecticut USA – Hon. Global Adv.
  • Dr. Lincoln B. S. Rosa, PhD, MFP™, CEC, IEC Fellow, EDS do Brasil EDS – SilvaRosa Consulting
  • Todd A. Leach, JD, MBA, CAMC, CCA™ – Maryland – Hon. Advisory Member
  • Cody Tellis, JD, LLM, MFP™, CWM™, CTEP™, CAM™ California, USA
  • Honorable Dr. Ishaq Shafiq, PhD, MFP™, CEPA -Master Financial Prof. Quantum III Consultants Group, LLC – United States
  • Dean Charles E. Sykes, Ph.D., MFP™, CCA™, RBA™ – Harris-Stowe State University, MO, USA
  • Dr. Josef von Laurer, Ph.D., MFP™, CPM™, CTEP™ – USA FL and Germany – Honorary Advisor
  • Peggie A. Russell, J.D, RBA™ – Business Analyst – Tennessee, USA (Honorary Global Advisor)
  • Andy Ong, CWM ™, CAM™, CPM™, CFP™ Chair, Wealth Management Association, Singapore
  • Phillippe Chan, Chief Financial Officer, BNP paribas (Hong Kong)
  • Dr. Venkateshwar Reddy, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, University of Colorado-Colorado Springs
  • Robert J. Oravetz, LLM, CAMC, CRA™ – USA Hon. Global Advisor
  • Dr. R. Whitside, PhD, MFP™ Mas. Fin. Prof. (Honorary Award)
  • Kelvin Leong, MSc, CPA, MFP™, RBA™, CSA, FCCA, MIEEE – Hong Kong (Honorary Advisor)
  • Dr. Alfred Kahl, PhD Canada and US
  • Dr K.T.N. Murthy, MBA, PhD (USA), MFP™, CCD, CMC, MIMA, FUWAI, FMSPI
Executive Chairman, Amruthakrishna Group of Companies, Secunderabad India Financial Executive Hon. Global Advisor
  • Todd Leach, JD, MBA, CCA™, CITA™ – Compliance Exec. MD, USA – Hon. Global Advisor
  • Prof. Lena Booth, Thunderbird Am. Grad. School of Int’l Mgmt.
Finance Department World Business US and Singapore
  • Prof. Dr. Rajesh Mohnot, Academic Head FTMS Business School in Singapore, RBA, MFP™ (Honorary Global Advisor)
  • Prof. Edwin D. Dimaculangan, CPA, MBA, RFA™ Philippines
  • Prof. Dr. Gary K. Hunter, Ph.D. Arizona State University
  • Stewart Cloer, JD, LLM, MFM™, MFP™, CAMC – Illinois, USA
  • Jacob H. Gold, CFP ™, CWM ™. President of Jacob Gold & Assoc., Inc. (Honorary Advisor) Arizona, USA
  • Michael Hsu, J.D., MPF™, CTEP™, CWM™
  • Peter J, Loughlin, JD, LL.M., Esq., MFP Attorney-at-Law, Member Royal Society of Fellows; Member International Bar Association
  • Hon. Sameh Temraz, MFP™, CWM™ – Regional Director Zurich Int’l Dubai, UAE
  •  H. Freedman, JD, MBA, RFS™, MFM™, RBA™ – Advisor – Florida
  • Steven Burgeman, JD, LLM, CPA, CTS – Wealth Management – Illinois, USA – Hon. Gl. Adv.
  • Chris Goh, Academic Director, Finance Programs, ACPE, Singapore
  • Pamela Peng, MFP™ Director, IVY Schools, Taiwan (Special Advisor Asia)
  • Jeffrey Johnson, CPA, CMA, CPIM™, CFS, RFC Nevada, US
  • Richard N. Blackwood, MBA, MSFP, MST, RFC®, ChE™, CEA® – Florida, USA Hon Gl.Adv.
  • Renee Fisher, Esq. BA, LLB, MBA, CAM™, Nassau Bahamas
  • Gary S. Burroughs, CPA, CTEP™ CEP, TEP, CEA™, President of BSB, Inc., Oregon, USA MFP™ Master Financial Professional™
  • Joseph P. Mathew, MBA, RFA™, CAM™, CPM™, President, Hybrid Energy Advisors, Inc.
  • Zhong-yi Yang, MFTA,RFA,CPIM™,CEPA Taiwan Advisor
  • Prof. Luke Tan, CWM™, PhD ABD – President Thermed Ent., Inc.
  • W. L. Johnson, PhD, CPA, President – GPI, Inc. MFP™ Bahamas and Caribbean
  • Prof. Dr. Niels Schnecker, MFM™, CCE Managing Senior Partner, Schnecker van Wyk & Pearson – Romania – Europe
  • Michael Preiss, MFP™, RFS™, CWM™, AAFM™ Certified Trainer Asia
  • George B. Brewster, JD, CWM™, CRE at UBS Financial Services, San Francisco, CA*
  • Dr K.T.N. Murthy, MBA., Ph D., MFP™., CCD., CMC., FAAFM., FMSPI., FUWAI., Executive Chairman, Amruthakrishna Group of Companies, Secunderabad, India appointed as India Financial Executive and Honorable Distinguished Global Advisor
  • Craig Tapper, MFP™, RFS™, CWM™ AAFM™ Certified Trainer Asia
  • Gerald J. Shields, JD, CTEP™,  Washington DC
  • Lic. Carsten Preusse, RFA, CAM™ Germany
  • Tobias M. Mendelson, JD, CTEP™
  • Ricardo V. Dominguez, MBA, RFS™, CAM™, MFP™ Hon. Adv. USA – California and Texas
  • Tan Sri Dato Prof. Dr James Alfred BA Hons (Econs), LLB, MBA, PhD, FIoD, FCMI, FCIM, FIPlantE, FSOE, FCILT, FIOSH, FRSH, FCCS, CPA(Ireland), CPA(USA), MFP™(Master Financial Professional), RFA, CMA, CIPM™ – Malaysia – Indonesia
  • Prof. Christophe Couallier, MFP™, RFA – UOP Orlando, FL
  • Professor Abraham Pang, MFP™ Emeritus Professor AAFM™ E*mer”i*tus, n.; pl. {Emeriti}. [L.]A veteran executive who has honor ably completed his service but is still active.
  • Prof. Charles Bishop, PhD Taos, NM USA
  • Prof. Dr. Alexander Van de Putte, PhD, RFA, CRA™, MFP™, Master Financial Professional™ – Professor of Finance at the Rouen School of Management in France, Fellow at Birkbeck College (University of London) and Shell International Executive.
  • Dr. Maurice Ewing, FRM(GARP), PhD(Princeton), CRA™(AAFM™), Executive Director, Emerging Markets Risk Advisory – Asia
  • Mike Nall, CPA, CM&A, MFP™ California, USA
  • Dr. E. Oestriecher, CEC, A.A., B.E.S. M.Ed.,Ph.D., N.D., Ph.D. E-Business Executive, Booze Allen Hamilton – Anapolis, MD, USA
  • Mauro R. E. S. de Mendonça, BA Econ, MBA, LLM, CAM™, CTS – Hon. Global Advisor
  • Dr. M. G. Junginger – Director Business Development, Financial Executive – Munich, Germany
  • Yuen Heng, Kwan (Jeffrey), MBA, MPA, CWM™, MFP™, CTEP™, CVM CRA™, CMP – SVP – M&P Global Financial Services, Inc. USA Honorary AAFM™ Advisory Board for Asia 2004.
  • Sean D. Colletto, MBA, CFE, CMA, MFP™, CAM – Arizona, USA – Hon. Global Advisor
  • F. Thomas Winters III, JD, MBA, CPM™, MFP™
  • Prof. Richard Paul Kleeburg, CMA, MBA, JD, PhD
  • Dr A. Ejaife, PhD, CAM, RFS, MFP™ – Nigeria and England
  • Dr. Thanaiwong Kirativanich, MFP™ – Thailand
  • Carl Thong, MFP™, CEC, CWM™ – AAFM™ (Asia) Board Representative
  • Thomas Irwin, MFP™, RFS™, CAM™ – Houston Texas
  • Joyce Molen, MBA, RFS™, CAM™, CPM™, RBA™, MFM™, MFP™– Texas
  • Prof. Dr. Chung-Liang Huang (Vincent Huang ) , Ph.D., MFP™, CWM™, RFS™, RBA™- Taiwan – Hon. Global Advisor
  • Matthew D. Hutcheson, MS, CPC, AIFA™, CRC, Chairman and Editor of the Journal of Fiduciary Responsibility -Author, Trainer, and Radio Personality for Finance – Oregon
  • T. Murphy, JD, LLM, MFP™ Honorary Advisor
  • R. Martinez, MS, CPA, CTEP™ Honorary Advisor** Atlanta, GA
  • Prof. Dr. Yiowmin Chay, PhD, MBus, MBA, BAcc (Hons), MFP™, MPM™, MFM™, MFC, RFS™, CAM™, FAD, CWM™, CAM™, CEC, CPA, CMILT, MBCS, CFTP – Special Advisor from Singapore and UK – Deloitte and Touche
  • Prof. Dr. Sean Patrick Rozario, DFA, MBA, MPM™, MFP™, FAD, CWM™, MFC – Honorary Advisor Asia and Singapore. Diethelm Singapore Pte Ltd.
  • Prof. Dr. Johnathan Mun – Special Advisor to the US Board of Standards – CA, USA
  • Satyendra Jindal, MBA, CFA, CAM, CPM™, CIIA – India Special Advisor
  • Michael Bradford, MBA, CWM™, ChFC – Capital One Private Client Group (Honorary Advisor)
  • Jared B. Eglington MBA, MFP™ MFM™, CAM™, RFS™. . Seattle, WA (Hon. Advisor)
  • David Livingston, CWM™, CAM™, CPM™, MFP™ (Honorary Advisor to the Board)
  • Ing. Mag. Harald Parapatits, RFS™, CPM™, MFP™
  • C. Guenzel, MFP™, CAM™ Honorary Board of Advisors
  • Francis Cazayoux, MBA, MFP™>, FAD Financial Analyst and Chartered Market Analyst
  • “William” Poh Wah William Chan, MFP™, CAM™, CRA™ Singapore *
  • Emad A. Rahim, M.S.M.,C.B.M.,Chairman and CEO of Human Service Assn. of CNY
  • Hock Yew Lim (Michael), CPM™, CMA, CWM™, FAAFM, FCMI, EMHFBOA, CSAMS, CBPA, MCDBA, MCP – Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, AAFM™ Special Advisor in Asia
  • Dr. Cesar Miguel, PhD, EMBA, CWM™, MFP™ MFM™, B.Bus(Hons)(Mgmt)(Mktg), AEPP, AFP, FAAFM(US), AIFP(S’pore) – Hon. Global Advisor
  • Michael C. Barnes, MBA, RBA™ – Georgia, USA – Hon. Global Advisor
  • Arthur Wong, B.Bus, MBA, MS – Hong Kong, China
  • Pulasti Choudhary, PMP, MPM™, CTFL, USA – Hon. Global Advisor
  • Rejimon Mattathil M.Com; PGDIM; Chartered Wealth Manager, Licenced (IRDA) Insurance Broker – AAFM™ Special Advisor in India
  • Edward Foong, momenta Group Pte Ltd Partner
  • Prof. Dr. Isam Zabalawi – President – The Arab Academy For Banking & Financial Sciences – Honorary Global Advisory Board and Standards Council Arabia
  • Prof. Dr. Khalid Amin Abdullah – The Arab Academy For Banking & Financial Sciences – Honorary Global Advisory Board and Standards Council Arabia
  • Dr. Abdulrahman Hashem – Director – Arab and International Cooperation Department – Center of Certified Financiers and Bankers – The Arab Academy For Banking & Financial Sciences – Honorary Global Advisory Board and Standards Council Arabia

* Honorary Global Advisor or Faculty Excellence Award
Special Honorary Advisory Committee
* Some members on the Global Advisor List are Honorary Emeritus Faculty, which is purely an Award Status and Recognition of Academic Excellence,   Life Service, and Research. Members may nominate faculty to the board of advisors and faculty members have rights to offer amendments for the innovation of standards for AAFM™. Faculty members are in no way considered to be faculty of the AAFM™ except within the limits of an Honorary or Emeritus Faculty Award Recognition. . They are simply recognized faculty members of Select Universities Worldwide that have been unanimously approved to receive honors from AAFM™.