The FAAA is delighted that the 2023 King’s Birthday Honours for Australia acknowledged the numerous contribution made to the monetary planning career by Neil Kendall CFP® with the award of the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM).
The Medal of the Order of Australia recognises Australians who’ve demonstrated excellent service or distinctive achievement.
Neil is a CFP® skilled who runs Tupicoff’s, a profitable FAAA Skilled Observe in Brisbane. He has received a plethora of serious skilled awards together with the FAAA Worth of Recommendation awards, Cash Administration Monetary Planner of the Yr, certified within the Masterclass Prime 50 quite a few instances, and been listed in Barron’s Prime 100 Monetary Advisers.
Neil has selflessly offered distinctive management to the FPA (now FAAA) over time, each as a member, via his management of many committees and initiatives, and because the Treasurer for the Brisbane Chapter for 4 years. Neil served 8 years on the FPA Board as a member elected director, together with 4 years because the FPA Chair.
Throughout Neil’s time as FPA Chair the phrases Monetary Planner / Monetary Adviser had been enshrined in laws, the inaugural FAAA 10 Level Plan was created, the Monetary Planning Training Council was gifted to the career, planners got powers to witness statutory declarations, paraplanner workshops had been carried out and plenty of different concepts to help our members had been initiated. He was pivotal within the FAAA’s evolution to knowledgeable affiliation and in elevating requirements for members.
Neil was Chair of the Monetary Planning Requirements Board Council, serving to to carry the requirements of economic planning and with the administration of the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® designation globally.
Along with his contribution again to the career, Neil is the founding father of Monetary Rescue, arrange in 2012 to help victims of economic fraud get well their losses.
In recognition of his distinctive contribution to the event and repute of the monetary planning career and the FAAA over an prolonged time period, Neil can be a Fellow and Life member of the FAAA.
Neil, on behalf of the FAAA, the board, our members, and all these whose lives you have got touched, congratulations and thanks on your service.