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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 designations that 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 designations and, specifically, does not include those related to employee benefits or to finance degrees from accredited colleges or universities.

Submit or Update a Professional Designation: 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 Designation Form. Updates to existing designations may also be filed via the Professional Designation Form. FINRA reserves the right to determine which credentials are appropriate for listing.