The Alternative & Direct Investment Securities Association (ADISA) is a national trade association of 30,000 professionals involved in alternative investments to include 1031 exchange programs (DSTs). Founded in 2003, its sponsor members have raised in excess of $200 billion in equity and serve more than 1 million investors. ADISA works to maintain the integrity and reputation of the industry by promoting the highest ethical standards, providing education and networking opportunities and in representing the industry in the public and political arena.
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. is the issuing body for the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification, which serves as the standard of excellence in financial planning. CFP® professionals meet rigorous education, training and ethical standards and are committed to serving their clients' best interests.
The Certified Financial Planner Board, Inc. oversees over 73,900 professionals using the CFP certification in the United States.