Daniel S. Romero, CFP®, AIF®, C(k)P™

2014 - Dan - Website photoDaniel Romero has been in the financial services industry since 1996; private practice since 1998. Daniel proudly holds the certificate of CFP®. CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certificants are individuals who have met CFP Board’s education, examination and experience requirements, have agreed to adhere to high standards of ethical conduct and who complete CFP Board’s biennial certification requirements, including continuing education. Mr. Romero also holds the Certified Fund Specialist designation, conferred by the Institute of Business and Finance. He is our primary professional for financial planning and asset management.

In 2007, Mr. Romero pursued two designations specific to corporate retirement plans and fiduciary compliance. The Accredited Investment Fiduciary ® (AIF) designation represents a thorough knowledge of and ability to apply the Global Fiduciary Standard of Excellence. The Fiduciary Adviser Network conducts a series of tests to establish prudent selection. This assists in keeping plan trustee’s in compliance with the 2006 Pension Protection Act provisions. Mr. Romero passed the annual audit in June 2007.  In 2012 Mr. Romero continued his advancement in the 401(k) space by completeing the  C(k)P™ Designation thru The Retirement Advisor University at UCLA Anderson School of Management Executive Education.   As outlined on their website, “The C(k)P™ designation represents the pinnacle of achievement for the professional Retirement Plan Advisor, recognizing a combination of substantial practical retirement plan management experience, and the completion of a comprehensive and highly specialized educational program. To earn the right to use the C(k)P™ designation requires more than just academic aptitude. A financial professional must have demonstrated real world application of the core competencies taught in the classroom.”

Mr. Romero graduated from the University of California, in Los Angeles. He is also a member of the Society of Financial Service Professionals. Daniel is a registered representative and holds the Series 7, 63, and 65 securities registrations with LPL Financial LLC. Daniel is a licensed Life, Health, Variable Annuity and Long Term Care insurance agent. Service and community play an important roll in Daniel’s life as well. He is an active member in Toastmasters & other community organizations. He also has helped organized and lead a charitable drive for the United Warriors Survivor Foundation (a fund that supports the families of US Special Forces servicemen who died in combat).

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Education & Designations

University of California, Los Angeles
BA Sociology
Fall 1997

Institute of Business and Finance
Certified Fund Specialist (CFS) Designation
February 1999

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards
Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) Certificate
August 2005

The Foundation for Fiduciary Studies
Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®) Certificate
July 2007

The Retirement Advisor University at UCLA Anderson School of Management Executive Education
C(k)P™ designation
September 2012

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Daniel Romero, Melissa Levin and Greg Levin are Registered Representatives with and offer Securities, financial planning & fee based asset management through LPL Financial LLC a Registered Investment Advisor and Member FINRA/SIPC. Daniel’s CA Insurance Lic #:OC54180 - Melissa’s CA Insurance Lic #:0C56086 - Greg’s CA Insurance Lic #:0F08519

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Practitioner, which it awards to individuals who successfully complete initial and ongoing certification requirements.