The Food for Thought series is held in the Career Center Conference Room (DEWEY 4-200) unless otherwise noted. All Students are welcome. These events are sponsored by the Gwen M. Greene Career and Internship Center and Office of Alumni Relations. Questions? E-mail Michelle Marks-Hook or call 585-275-5375.
David Forlow is a parent of a current UR student. He will discuss his position as a financial advisor for Wells Fargo, and his career path. His bio is below.
Manage a total of about $100 million in investment assets for ~110 individual accounts and 2 company retirement plans.
25 years in Securities Industry – currently with Wells Fargo Advisors
(Previously employed by A.G. Edwards & Sons who were bought by Wachovia Securities who were bought by Wells Fargo Advisors.)
College for Financial Planning
AAMS designation - Accredited Asset Management Specialist – 12 module program, ~100 hours study, proctored exam.
CMFC designation – Chartered Mutual Fund Counselor – 9 module program, ~80 hours study, proctored exam.
Both designations require 16 hours of continuing education every 2 years
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)
Proctored industry exams
Series 7 – General Securities Representative
Series 24 – General Securities Principal
Series 63 – Uniform Securities Agent State Law
Series 65 – Uniform Investment Advisor Law
Proctored continuing education exam every 3 years.
BS Political Science - Illinois State University
Lake Bluff School Caucus – President
Illinois Saint Andrew Society – Former Governor, Life Member
Lake Bluff Park District – 20 year Plan Task Force – Chair
Lake Bluff School District 65 – Facilities Plan Task Force - Chair