Who is eligible for nomination?

  1. Nominees must be currently working in the U.S. as:
    • registered representatives (for example, Series 7) or
    • registered investment advisors or
    • financial planners with a professional designation (please refer to FINRA’s list of designations for examples).
  1. Nominees must be active financial advisors, defined by spending at least 75% of their time providing financial consultation with clients (households or organizations).
  2. Nominees must have worked in this capacity for at least three years.
  3. Volunteer involvement with the nonprofit organization must be current and ongoing for at least three years.