The FPSB Team is LASER-focused on executing FPSB’s strategic plan, executing the organization’s Leadership, Awareness, Standards, Engagement and Recognition strategies to achieve our vision of establishing financial planning as a global profession.

 
 
 

FPSB Team Members:

  • Dante De Gori, CFP

    Dante De Gori, CFP

    Chief Executive Officer

    Dante De Gori, CFP, is the Chief Executive Officer of the Financial Planning Standards Board Ltd. (FPSB).

    Prior to this, De Gori served as Chief Executive Officer of the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) – the financial planning professional body in Australia and sixth largest Affiliate within the FPSB Network. For six years, he led teams focused on standards, certification, education, events, advocacy and consumer awareness, and made exceptional contributions to the Australian financial planning profession through a period of tremendous reform to help raise education and professional standards.

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    A proud CFP professional, De Gori is passionate about advancing the profession of financial planning and supporting CFP professionals around the globe. He has served on several FPSB committees and working groups, including as chair of the Council and chair of the Chief Executives Committee (CEC) from 2018 to 2021. In early 2022, De Gori joined FPSB as Head of Stakeholder Engagement.

    De Gori has more than 20 years of experience in the financial planning profession. He’s worked in various senior roles within financial planning and compliance at ClearView Financial Management, Zurich Financial Services, Asteron Life and Suncorp Bank. He also spent six years as General Manager, Policy and Government Relations at FPA Australia before being named CEO. De Gori also served as Director of the Future2Foundation, the charity foundation of the financial planning profession in Australia, from 2016 to 2021.

    De Gori was recently awarded the Association Influencer of the Year 2022 by the Australasian Society of Association Executives (AuSAE). He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (finance and marketing), a graduate certificate in politics and policy, a diploma in financial planning, has completed the Australian Institute of Company Directors Course (2021), and is currently completing a Master of Laws at the Australian National University.

    De Gori is a proud husband and father who dedicates his life to the four F’s: family, food, football and financial planning.

    As CEO, De Gori is a non-voting member of FPSB’s Board of Directors.

    Contact Dante at ddegori@fpsb.org.

  • Eric Cauble

    Eric Cauble

    Chief Operating Officer

    Eric Cauble, CPA, CGMA, is Chief Operating Officer of FPSB, responsible for the development and execution of strategic goals and initiatives. He coordinates global development efforts and develops infrastructure to enhance resource alignment and increase operational efficiency.

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    Prior to joining FPSB, Cauble was Executive VP and COO for a large U.S.-based nonprofit association. He earned a master’s in accounting from Brigham Young University in 1986.

    Contact Eric at ecauble@fpsb.org for questions about FPSB’s operations, global business development opportunities, or payment of Affiliate fees.

  • Christie Searls

    Christie Searls

    Chief Legal Officer

    Christie Searls is the Chief Legal Officer at FPSB where she oversees governance, policy, compliance and intellectual property matters for the organization. She also negotiates and manages FPSB’s commercial agreements, including those with current and potential FPSB Affiliate organizations and vendors.

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    Searls leads the compliance portion of FPSB’s Affiliate Assessment Program, which evaluates the CFP certification programs in 27 countries to ensure FPSB’s rigorous standards are being met around the world.

    She joined FPSB in May 2018 after spending more than 17 years as counsel to, and ultimately head of, the Intellectual Property group at CenturyLink, a Fortune 500 company. The group won the 2013 World Trademark Review award for best in-house trademark group.

    Searls previously worked for Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (CFP Board) where she managed and enforced the organization’s domestic and international trademark portfolio. Early in her career, she was a commercial litigator in Denver, Colorado.

    She earned her J.D. from the University of Colorado School of Law, where she was recognized as a member of Order of the Coif.

    A Colorado native, Searls enjoys running, theatre and spending time with her husband and two daughters.

    Contact Christie at csearls@fpsb.org.

  • Paul Grimes, CFP

    Paul Grimes, CFP

    Chief Professionalism Officer

    Paul Grimes, CFP, Chief Professionalism Officer at FPSB, leads the development and positioning of the body of knowledge, professional standards, certification requirements and oversight framework for the global financial planning profession in partnership with the FPSB Professional Standards Committee, the FPSB Network and other stakeholders.

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    Grimes drives FPSB’s thought leadership in financial advice professionalism, guide territory-specific application of FPSB’s standards and certification requirements; and oversees the creation of the delivery of FPSB’s education content and certifications internationally.

    Contact Paul at pgrimes@fpsb.org.

  • Amy Wisniewski

    Amy Wisniewski

    Director of Business Development and Operations

    Amy Wisniewski is Director of Business Development and Operations at FPSB, responsible for the development and execution of strategic goals and initiatives, policy, and compliance for the CFP certification program in India.  In addition, she leads the Affiliate Assessment Program to ensure compliance with global standards for CFP certification across the global network.  Amy also works closely with FPSB’s global network to promote the use of digital credentials for CFP certification.

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    Wisniewski joined FPSB with over 20 years of experience in IT outsourcing and service management, business process design, organizational change management, business controls management and corporate compliance. Wisniewski graduated from Southern Illinois University, earning a bachelor’s degree in Finance.  She enjoys time in Golden, Colorado with her husband, two children and her dog.

    Contact Amy at awis@fpsb.org.

  • Dalia EL-Prince

    Dalia EL-Prince

    Director of Business Development and Technology

    Dalia EL-Prince is Director of Business Development and Technology at FPSB, where she oversees new territory pathway model and programming, as well as technology strategy and integration of certification and education platforms and delivery systems.

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    EL-Prince joined FPSB with over 15 years of experience in global implementations, consumer experience and technology strategy/infrastructure management in the consumer goods industry. EL-Prince graduated from the American University in Cairo, earning a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. She is Egyptian and lives in Denver, Colorado with her husband and three children.

    Contact Dalia at delprince@fpsb.org.

     

  • Elle Manton

    Elle Manton

    Director of Communications

    Elle Manton is Director of Communications and leads FPSB’s communications, marketing, branding, public relations and digital media. She also works closely with FPSB’s global network of organizations to promote the CFP designation and the global financial planning profession.

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    Manton was previously the Head of Marketing and Communications at the Financial Planning Association of Australia (now known as FAAA), where she worked for 17 years.

    Manton holds a Bachelor of Business from the University of Technology Sydney. She lives in Sydney, Australia with her husband and three sons. Most often she is found walking in the forest with her black labrador.

    Contact Elle at emanton@fpsb.org.

  • Tanya Dahlen

    Tanya Dahlen

    Director of Legal Services

    Tanya Dahlen, Director of Legal Services, supports the Chief Legal Officer and the legal function at FPSB Ltd. Dahlen assists on trademark matters, contract review, corporate governance and Affiliate legal support for the organization.

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    Dahlen joined FPSB Ltd. in February 2019 and has more than twelve years of legal experience. Prior to this, she worked as a Corporate & Real Estate Paralegal in Dallas, Texas and as a Real Estate Paralegal in Des Moines, Iowa.

    Dahlen graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, Iowa, earning a bachelor’s degree in political science.

    Contact Tanya at tdahlen@fpsb.org.

  • Sara White

    Sara White

    Director of Network Engagement

    Sara White is the Director of Network Engagement at FPSB, where she oversees planning and execution for an annually designated set of FPSB and FPSB Network priorities. In driving these strategic initiatives, she works closely with FPSB’s network of organizations administering CFP certification programs worldwide, as well as develops, maintains and streamlines internal business processes.

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    Prior to joining FPSB, White spent seven years with CFP Board strengthening firm engagement and growing the number of CFP professionals in the United States.

    She has a B.A. from Connecticut College, a M.A. from the University of Denver Josef Korbel School of International Studies, and currently resides in Honolulu, HI with her husband and two dogs.

    Contact Sara at swhite@fpsb.org.

  • Ryanne Harrah

    Ryanne Harrah

    Senior Manager of Communications and Content

    Ryanne Harrah is Senior Manager of Communications and Content at FPSB, where she supports and executes a broad range of internal and external communication programs that focus on building global awareness for FPSB’s mission and activities; supporting content strategy and thought leadership for FPSB and its network; and connecting FPSB affiliates and facilitating global execution of communications programs and events.

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    Prior to joining FPSB, Harrah was at the Financial Planning Association (FPA) for more than 16 years serving in a variety of roles including community relations, professional development and public relations.

    She has a B.S. in Business Administration with a Marketing emphasis from the University of Kansas, and resides in Denver, Colorado.

    Contact Ryanne at rharrah@fpsb.org.

  • Norah Duffy

    Norah Duffy

    Senior Manager of Standards and Certification

    Norah Duffy, CAE, ICE-CCP, is the Senior Manager of Standards and Certification. She works with FPSB’s Chief Professionalism Officer, the Professional Standards Committee and subject matter experts to manage standards and certification requirements for the global financial planning profession, including related programs and certifications.

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    Duffy joins FPSB with over a decade of experience in nonprofit association management and credentialing. She is a Certified Association Executive (CAE) by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and holds a Certified Credentialing Professional Certification from the Institute for Credentialing Excellence. She has a B.A. in Environmental Studies and in Art History from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Contact Norah at nduffy@fpsb.org 

  • Becca Kibler

    Becca Kibler

    Operations Manager

    Becca Kibler is the Operations Manager at FPSB where she assists in all aspects of operations and provides systems and project management support within the executive team. Kibler provides aid with strategic and operational execution, vendor management, and financial and administrative support.

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    Prior to joining the FPSB team in March 2022, Kibler was part of Thrivent Financial for almost ten years, working a variety of roles including budget management, growth and development of new markets, and operations and project management throughout the United States.

    Kibler graduated from London South Bank University, earning a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.

    Contact Becca at bkibler@fpsb.org.

  • Nicki Maggiore

    Nicki Maggiore

    Executive Administrator

    Nicki Maggiore is the Executive Administrator at FPSB. She supports the Executive team and manages day-to-day operations of the organization.

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    Maggiore joined FPSB in September 2021 and has more than eight years of administrative experience. Prior to joining the organization, she worked in administrative and management roles in the legal staffing and fine arts industries.

    Maggiore graduated from the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado with a Bachelor’s degree in Humanities. She also holds a Master of Arts degree in Contemporary Art History from the Sotheby’s Institute of Art in London.

    Contact Nicki at nmaggiore@fpsb.org.

  • Carly Cabral

    Carly Cabral

    Administrative Assistant

    Carly Cabral is the Administrative Assistant at FPSB. She supports the Executive Administrator and helps to manage day-to-day operations of the organization.

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    Cabral joined FPSB in January 2024. Prior to joining the organization, she worked in customer service and as an elementary school substitute teacher.

    Cabral graduated from the University of Northern Arizona in Flagstaff, Arizona with a bachelor’s degree in nutrition and food.

    Contact Carly at ccabral@fpsb.org.