FPA is proud to be a voice for CFP® professionals and all practitioners to advance the financial planning profession. The FPA Member Advocacy Council (MAC) to serves as the official mechanism to gather feedback from members on activities and programs of regulatory and certifying bodies. The MAC proactively engages FPA members to have their voices heard and so FPA can advocate on their behalf. The MAC’s work is determined by the actions of key agencies and organizations, including CFP Board, the SEC and FINRA.​

2020 MAC Members

Following are members of the MAC in 2020 who volunteer their time to ensure FPA and all members of the association are being heard by those certifying and regulatory agencies that have influence over the financial planning profession.

  • Michael Branham, CFP® (Chair)
  • Chris Draughon, CFP® (Board Liaison)
  • ​Paul Brahim, CFP® 
  • Melissa Glennie
  • Martin Kurtz, CFP® 
  • Alex Offerman, CFP® 
  • Donna Sowa Allard, CFP® , AIF® 
  • Jeffrey Tomaneng, CFP®,CLU®,CIMA®

MAC Resources

Share Your Thoughts!

If you want to share an opinion on current legislation and regulation, or want to suggest something for the FPA Member Advocacy Council to consider, please contact Ben Lewis at BLewis@OneFPA.org​.