Greenleaf Trust announces CFP® Certification

Senior Wealth Management Associate Garrett Urman, CFP®, has been authorized by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP Board) to use the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and CFP® certification marks in accordance with CFP Board certification and renewal requirements.

Garrett is responsible for the development of comprehensive wealth management plans, the execution of goal-based planning strategies, and the management of client investment portfolios. He has over 13 years of experience in the financial services industry and earned a bachelor’s degree in business from Lake Superior State University. Garrett has also earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification.

When asked about the successful certification, Chief Client Officer Daniel Rinzema commented, “Greenleaf Trust is grateful that Garrett’s commitment to continuous improvement propelled him through the rigorous coursework of the CFP. We celebrate Garrett’s hard work and his dedication to excellence.”

The CFP® marks identify those individuals who have met the rigorous experience and ethical requirements of the CFP Board, have successfully completed financial planning coursework and have passed the CFP® Certification Examination covering the following areas:  the financial planning process, risk management, investments, tax planning and management, retirement and employee benefits, and estate planning.  CFP® professionals also agree to meet ongoing continuing education requirements and to uphold CFP Board’s Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Rules of Conduct and Financial Planning Practice Standards.

About Greenleaf Trust

With offices in Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, Birmingham, Midland, Bay Harbor and Traverse City, Greenleaf Trust is an independent Michigan-chartered trust-only bank, exclusively focused on wealth management, trust and estate administration, and administration of company-sponsored retirement plans. Through our unique, client-centric team approach, we provide highly personal and customized client service, with no conflicts of interest, to ensure our clients’ financial security from generation to generation. www.greenleaftrust.com

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