He earned his Bachelor's degree from Franklin and Marshall College, Master's degree from Webster University and doctorate from Touro University International.
Craig Lemoine, CFP® - Chair, Council on Examinations
The Council on Examinations is an advisory group of stakeholders responsible for the CFP® Examination. Generally, individuals selected to serve on the Council on Examinations have previously participated in other exam-related volunteer activities.
Lemoine holds the Jarrett L. Davis Distinguished Professorship in Financial Planning Technology at The American College, where he has been an Assistant Professor since 2008. His responsibilities include teaching a number of financial planning and case study courses.Since starting his career in 1998, Lemoine has taken a special interest in how financial advisers utilize technology with their clients. Previously, he worked for PIE Technologies as a financial analyst and at Lincoln Financial Advisers as a team manager and financial planner. While at Lincoln, Lemoine participated in training insurance agents on utilizing software for estate and retirement purposes, teaching them to look beyond cash flow and into the needs of their clients. His current research interests include compensation conflicts in financial planning and annuity use with clients. He has volunteered extensively with the Council on Examinations since 2006 and became a member of the Council in 2010. He has previously volunteered with FPA and is a member of the Academy of Financial Services. Lemoine received his Bachelor's degree from Texas Tech University in 1998. He is currently working toward completing his dissertation to earn a Ph.D. in Financial Planning, also from Texas Tech University. He obtained his CFP® certification in 2003. ABOUT CFP BOARD The mission of Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. is to benefit the public by granting the CFP ® certification and upholding it as the recognized standard of excellence for competent and ethical personal financial planning. The Board of Directors, in furthering CFP Board's mission, acts on behalf of the public, CFP ® professionals, and other stakeholders. CFP Board owns the certification marks CFP ®, Certified Financial Planner™, CFP ® (with plaque design),and CFP ® (with flame design) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements. CFP Board currently authorizes more than 67,000 individuals to use these marks in the U.S. SOURCE Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.