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​​Three members also elected to the FPA Board of Directors for 2016


DENVER - The Financial Planning Association® (FPA®) today announced that the Board of Directors has elected Shannon J. Pike, CFP® as the 2016 FPA President-Elect for a one-year term. Pike's term will begin on January 1, 2016, succeeding incoming 2016 FPA President Pamela Sandy, CFP®.​


With more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, Pike is Vice President and Senior Financial Advisor at Asset Management Advisors in Houston, TX, a firm specializing in tax-efficient wealth management for individuals, families, trusts and foundations.


Pike was a member of the board of directors with FPA of Houston for six years, which included stints as the chapter's membership director, president and chair. Additionally, Pike has served on several FPA national task forces including the Leadership Advisory Council, Practitioner Advisory Council, the Heart of Financial Planning Task Force, and chaired the former FPA Chapter Leadership Advisory Council (CLAC) in 2011.


​Pike holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois in Consumer Economics with a concentration in financial planning, and a banking degree from the American Institute of Banking. He earned the Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) marks in 2002 after completing studies at the C.T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston.


FPA is also pleased to announce the election of three new members to its Board of Directors. Each new board member will serve a three-year term beginning January 1, 2016.


The newly elected FPA board members will apply their diverse backgrounds and experience in helping guide FPA's objective of being the recognized and unquestioned home for CFP® professionals while working to advance the recognition of the financial planning profession.


The new board members are:

  • John R. (Dick) Power, CFP® – Principal of Power Plans in Walpole, Mass., Power is a former U.S. Army officer, corporate executive and currently serves as the chair of the FPA Pro Bono Advisory Committee. In addition to this national volunteer leadership role, he is active in the FPA of Massachusetts chapter, having served in a variety of key positions.

  • Michael Shockley, JD, CFP® – Managing Director of RGT Capital Management, LTD. in Irvine, Calif., Shockley is an attorney turned financial planner who has held numerous leadership positions with the FPA of Orange County chapter, including president.

  • ​Todd Stanard, CFP®, CHFC, CRPC – Managing Principal and financial planner with Lincoln Financial Advisors in Paramus, NJ, Stanard has been an active leader in the FPA of New Jersey chapter. He has held numerous positions within the chapter, including president, and currently serves on the OneFPA Advisory Group.

The FPA Board of Directors is responsible for setting the vision and strategic direction for the association, using FPA's core beliefs as the key filters for making decisions in a fiduciary capacity on behalf of members and constituents.


The 2016 Board will be comprised of 15 total members, which includes the three newly elected members and FPA Executive Director/CEO Lauren M. Schadle, CAE.