Andrew Cook, CFP, of HHM Wealth Advisors has been awarded the Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF) Designation from the Center for Fiduciary Studies, the standards-setting body for fi360.
The AIF Designation signifies specialized knowledge of fiduciary responsibility and the ability to implement policies and procedures that meet a defined standard of care. The designation is the culmination of a rigorous training program, which includes a comprehensive, closed-book final examination under the supervision of a proctor, and agreement to abide by the Code of Ethics. On an ongoing basis, designees are required to complete continuing education to maintain the AIF Designation.
Mr. Cook attended Covenant College before transferring to Colorado Christian University to complete his BA in Youth Guidance. He then returned to Chattanooga and obtained his MBA, with an emphasis in finance and accounting, from the University of Tennessee Chattanooga. He earned his Certified Financial Planner certification in 2011.
At HHM Wealth Advisors, LLC, Mr. Cook works with clients to establish and meet both their personal and business financial objectives and works with business owners providing retirement plan consulting.
Mr. Cook, his wife Jessi, and two sons reside on Lookout Mountain.
Fi360, based near Pittsburgh, Pa., is the first full-time training and research facility for fiduciaries, and conducts training programs at universities throughout the United States and abroad. The Center for Fiduciary Studies confers the AIF Designation as well as the Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst (AIFA) Designation. AIFA Designees are the only recognized professionals trained to perform fiduciary assessments, which measure how well investment professionals are fulfilling the fiduciary duties required of them by the applicable investment legislation, case law, and regulatory opinion letters.