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Financial Literacy Month Spotlight: Patty McLean, AFCC®

My Work: Inspiring folks to take the Accredited Financial Counsellor Canada Course My Roots: I have been in the Credit Counselling world for over 13 years. Working with clients in financial crisis and those that just wanted some simple tips to manage their funds better. My new gig in the above position is...

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Financial Literacy Month Spotlight: Sheila Strange, AFCPE® Member

My Work: Credit Bureau Counseling, Establishing Credit & Financial Education My Roots: In Louisiana where I’ve spent over 20 years working for Consumer Credit Counseling/Money Management International. My Passion: Helping my clients reach their goals, become homeowners, obtain their first credit card…I love my job! My Hero: My husband My Favorite Quote: “I follow three...

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Financial Literacy Month Spotlight: Jesse Ketterman, AFC®

My Work: Providing financial literacy and health insurance literacy programs to the residents of Western Maryland. My Roots: Western Maryland, Northern West Virginia My Passion: I enjoy helping others, learning about finance, and outdoors. My Hero: Father, followed closely by Spiderman My Favorite Quote: “Excuses don’t bring Championships” Hal Grau My Favorite Personal Finance Resources:  MoneySmart...

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Financial Literacy Month Spotlight: Dawn Torres-Gale, AFC®

My Work: Providing personal financial guidance to individuals and couples My Roots: I am the 3rd generation of my mother's family to be born and raised in San Francisco, California. My Passion: Helping people understand that their past doesn't need to represent their future My Hero: Bernie Sanders My Favorite Quote: "I have been absolutely...

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Financial Literacy Month Spotlight: Dionne Blanks, AFC®

My Work: Providing financial education, coaching and credit counseling services to clients who are focused on building wealth. I also educate children and young adults regarding personal finance and preparation for adulthood. My Roots: Raleigh, NC My Passion: Providing my community with the knowledge needed to increase their credit scores, reduce debt and build wealth....

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Financial Literacy Month Spotlight: Carmina Lass, AFCPE® Member

My Work: In my current role, I work to support financial capability practitioners, including but not limited to those within CBA’s network of over 500 nonprofit organizations, by disseminating credit building and credit education best practices.  My Roots: My educational background is in international relations and peace and conflict studies. While completing...

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Financial Literacy Month Spotlight: Karin Jewell, AFC® Candidate

My Work: I wear many hats here at EWU, from working with families of incoming freshmen, to helping graduates plan for student loan repayment. I counsel, educate, encourage and motivate.   My favorite task is creating and leading financial literacy workshops.  My Roots: I was born and raised in the beautiful Spokane Valley...

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Financial Literacy Month Spotlight: Jerry Buchko, AFC®

My Work: I work with individuals & couples in a virtual office setting, supporting them in their efforts to become more effective managers of their finances and to realize the kinds of financial lives they want for themselves and their loved ones. My Roots: I came from a career Air Force family...

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Get to Know the AFCPE Community: Financial Literacy Month Spotlights

Every April, we join the personal finance field in celebrating Financial Literacy Month – a national effort to highlight the importance of financial literacy and teach Americans how to establish and maintain healthy financial habits. This year, we are taking this opportunity to connect, raise awareness for and celebrate the AFCPE® community –...

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AFCPE: Advancing the Profession and Bridging the Gap Across Professionals and Communities

One of the things I love most about AFCPE is the diversity and depth of our professionals. Each one brings a different area of expertise and experience from across the field of personal finance, from research to practice. This connected, dynamic network is a hallmark of AFCPE. This year’s Annual...

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Bridging the Gap and Making an Impact

Has your work as a finance professional made an impact on an individual, organization or entire community? We want to hear about it! In anticipation of the 2017 AFCPE Symposium, we want to highlight the impact our professionals make day in and day out. Tell us how you, or your...

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AFC® Spotlight: Mikelann Valterra, MA, AFC®

At AFCPE, we love seeing AFC® professionals whose passion shines through the work that they do, and who inspire others in creative and innovative ways! Our professionals come from different backgrounds and varying life experiences, but they all share an unwavering commitment to helping others achieve lasting financial wellbeing. Get to...

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