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Welcome t​o FPA NexG​en!​​ This is a community for FPA members age 36 and under that focuses on the next generation of financial professionals. 



  • ​​​​​​Interested in speaking at FPA's Annual Conference? Three NexGen members will be selected to present a 10-minute session AND win free registration - find out more.
  • Call for Volunteers. Open NexGen Leadership positions for 2017 -  job descriptions now available.
  • Why you won't want to miss FPA BE Baltimore 2016!

Vision Statement

“To ensure the transference of wisdom, tradition and integrity, from the pioneers of financial planning to the next generation of our profession.”

Mission Statement

“NexGen is intended to be a community of the next generation of financial planners.”

NexGen strives to provide members with a network that serves to:

  • Support, advise and encourage one another in our professional advancement
  • Promote, foster and direct programs that aid in knowledge transference
  • Explore issues common to younger planners and seek means of accentuating the positives and finding resolutions for the negatives


2015 Year in Review

Read the NexGen President's Message to learn how NexGen Leadership moved the community and the profession forward this year​.​​

FPA NexGen Gathering

Join the best and brightest minds of the next generation of financial planners at the annual FPA NexGen Gathering. Learn more about this event.



In 2014, the NexGen community officially turned 10 years old and what a way we’ve come in that time. We are thrilled by the achievements that FPA NexGen and its members have made in the professional world and the broader FPA leadership, including:

Former NexGen president, Michael A. Branham, CFP®, was the 2013 President of FPA
NexGen member, Michael E. Kitces, CFP®, is an internationally recognized financial planning thought leader

Former NexGen member, Tim Maurer, CFP®, is a Forbes author, contributor and instructor

The community has received many and varied media mentions

The community includes numerous financial planning program instructors around the country


15 FPA Members Recognized by InvestmentNews as Industry Leaders 

InvestmentNews highlighted the top 40 financial services professions in the country. We are proud to see many NexGen members being acknowledged for their dedication to their clients and the profession. Learn more​ about these members.


Congratulations to the Winners of the NexGen scholarship to attend NexGen Gathering 2016:


Phuong Luong

Director of Financial Services

Compass Working Capital

Boston, MA

Alexandria Cole


​Westlake, Grahl, and Glover

​Granite Bay, CA

​Jonathan Ghidey Berhane ('Yoni')

​Associate Financial Planner

​IFC Personal Money Managers

​New York, NY

Russell Kroeger, CFP®

Financial Planning Resident

​Yeske Buie

​San Francisco, CA


 WealthManagement Magazine ​Highlighted the Top CFP Holders Under 36

Kudos to the 10 FPA NexGen members​ who were featured in the piece and​​ deemed as planners "worth keeping an eye on."


Please contact to learn more about FPA NexGen and how you can be involved.