Award Recognizes Personal Financial Planning Volunteer


Michael Eisenberg received the 2007 Personal Financial Planning Distinguished Service Award, which recognizes an AICPA volunteer who significantly contributes to the advancement of personal financial planning as a practice discipline and exemplifies the CPA as financial planner.

Eisenberg is a member of the National CPA Financial Literacy Commission, which directs the Institute’s 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy and Feed the Pig campaigns.

“Michael is the embodiment of what it means to be a CPA financial planner,” Jim Metzler, AICPA vice president–Small Firm Interests, said in a news release. “Through his many years as a volunteer on our financial planning committees and those of his home state of California, Michael has worked tirelessly and enthusiastically to advance the CPA’s profile in the financial planning arena.”

Eisenberg is principal of Eisenberg Financial Advisors, based in Los Angeles, and is a frequent commentator on financial planning topics in national and local media. He also contributed to the book Tips from the Top: Targeted Advice from America’s Top Money Minds.

Eisenberg also is past chairman of the AICPA Personal Financial Specialist Credential Committee and past member of the AICPA PFP Editorial Board.

Dick Fohn, chairman of the Personal Financial Planning Executive Committee, and Bob Jazwinski, chairman of the Personal Financial Specialist Credential Committee, presented the award at the 2008 Advanced Personal Financial Planning Conference in Las Vegas.

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