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Professional Designations Disclaimer, Submissions and Updates

FINRA does NOT approve or endorse any professional designation. Nor does a designation’s inclusion in this database imply that FINRA considers the designation to be acceptable for use by a registered representative. Furthermore, state securities regulators may prohibit or restrict the use of certain listed designations by registered persons and investment adviser representatives.

The list is provided to assist investors in evaluating the professional credentials an investment professional may hold. FINRA is not responsible for and cannot verify information from sources other than FINRA, and does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the information.

This list is by no means inclusive of all financial professional credentials and specifically does not include employee benefit related credentials or credentials related to finance degrees from accredited colleges or universities.

Submit or Update a Credential: Representatives of organizations issuing professional credentials may submit their securities or investment professional credential for possible inclusion in FINRA's list of credentials by completing our Professional Credential Form. Updates to existing designations may also be filed via the Professional Credential Form. FINRA reserves the right to determine which credentials are appropriate for listing.