The FAAA is delighted that the 2023 King’s Birthday Honours for Australia acknowledged the numerous contribution made to the monetary planning occupation by Neil Kendall CFP® with the award of the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM).
The Medal of the Order of Australia recognises Australians who’ve demonstrated excellent service or distinctive achievement.
Neil is a CFP® skilled who runs Tupicoff’s, a profitable FAAA Skilled Follow in Brisbane. He has gained a plethora of great skilled awards together with the FAAA Worth of Recommendation awards, Cash Administration Monetary Planner of the 12 months, certified within the Masterclass Prime 50 quite a few occasions, and been listed in Barron’s Prime 100 Monetary Advisers.
Neil has selflessly supplied distinctive management to the FPA (now FAAA) over time, each as a member, by way of his management of many committees and tasks, and because the Treasurer for the Brisbane Chapter for 4 years. Neil served 8 years on the FPA Board as a member elected director, together with 4 years because the FPA Chair.
Throughout Neil’s time as FPA Chair the phrases Monetary Planner / Monetary Adviser had been enshrined in laws, the inaugural FAAA 10 Level Plan was created, the Monetary Planning Training Council was gifted to the occupation, planners got powers to witness statutory declarations, paraplanner workshops had been applied and lots of different concepts to help our members had been initiated. He was pivotal within the FAAA’s evolution to an expert affiliation and in elevating requirements for members.
Neil was Chair of the Monetary Planning Requirements Board Council, serving to to carry the requirements of monetary planning and with the administration of the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® designation globally.
Along with his contribution again to the occupation, Neil is the founding father of Monetary Rescue, arrange in 2012 to help victims of monetary fraud recuperate their losses.
In recognition of his distinctive contribution to the event and status of the monetary planning occupation and the FAAA over an prolonged time frame, Neil can be a Fellow and Life member of the FAAA.
Neil, on behalf of the FAAA, the board, our members, and all these whose lives you will have touched, congratulations and thanks to your service.