Family office wealth strategist receives CFP® Certification

Family Office Wealth Strategist Brittany Szymczak, CFP®, CPA 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.

Brittany is responsible for providing comprehensive family wealth advisory services to ultra-high net worth clients of the Family Office at Greenleaf Trust. She ensures clients meet their goals and objectives through analysis and strategies focused on optimizing multi-generational family wealth.

She is a graduate of the Western Michigan University Haworth College of Business and received her master’s degree in taxation at Grand Valley State University. Brittany is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and has more than 10 years of experience in the finance and accounting industry.

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.