February 23, 2016 | Press Releases
Securities America Due Diligence Consultant Marc Haiar Earns CFA Credential
LA VISTA, Neb. – Jan. 27, 2016 – Securities America, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (NYSE MKT: LTS), congratulates Due Diligence Consultant Marc Haiar for earning the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) credential from the CFA Institute.
The globally recognized CFA credential is considered the industry benchmark for measuring expertise, experience and ethics of investment professionals. To successfully complete the program, an enrollee needs to demonstrate mastery of a broad range of practical portfolio management skills.
The CFA program is offered in a self-study format and is divided into three exams focusing on investment tools, asset valuation and portfolio management. Exams for each section are administered one year apart.
To earn the charter, an individual must enroll in the CFA program, pass all three exams, have four years of professional work experience in the investment decision-making process and join CFA Institute as a regular member.
“The thing that impressed me most was how this program stressed ethics more than any other education I’ve received,” said Haiar. “I’m very appreciative of Securities America for giving me the opportunity and support. Without it, I wouldn’t have been able to earn this valuable designation.”
Haiar has been with Securities America for 15 years. Prior to joining the Due Diligence Department in 2012, he served as a technical consultant and operations manager. He earned a master’s degree in economics from the University of Nebraska Omaha in 2010.
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