Twenty-eight individuals who wrote the June 2010 Certified Financial Planner Examination have earned places on the Financial Planning Standards Council (FPSC) President’s List, which recognizes the top 1% of successful exam candidates.

In one of the largest sittings ever, 2,208 candidates from across Canada wrote the exam. The overall pass rate was 44.5% (982 candidates). Passing the exam is a requirement of all those working towards CFP certification, an internationally-recognized standard in financial planning.

President’s List for the June 2010 CFP Examination

Note: Only the top three honourees are ranked. The remaining individuals are listed alphabetically by last name.

Florijan Papa, Collingwood, Ont. (1st place)
Scott Lawrence, Woodstock, Ont. (tied for 2nd place)
> A. Douglas Poapst, Winnipeg, Man. (tied for 2nd place
> Marion Burn, Woodstock, Ont.
> Barbara Buryn, St. Paul, Alta.
> Daniel Charles, Gatineau, Que.
> Matias Dimter, Nanoose Bay, B.C.
> Benjamin Edwards, Mississauga, Ont.
> Dennis Field, Oakville, Ont.
> Andrew Gardner, Toronto, Ont.
> Fredrick Godbolt, Exeter, Ont.
> Derek Hiscock, St. John’s, Nfld.
> Scott Holden, Calgary, Alta.
> Jules Lalonde, Sudbury, Ont.
> Herpreet Lamba, Thunder Bay, Ont.
> Alex MacKenzie, Calgary, Alta.
> John Madden, Orillia, Ont.
> Ryan Mceachen, Prince George, B.C.
> David Pilling, Lethbridge, Alta.
> Richard Prior, Welland, Ont.
> Jeannette Reimer, Vancouver, B.C.
> Michael Richardson, Etobicoke, Ont.
> Philippe Schultheiss, Montreal, Que.
> Marshall Sidey, Mitchell, Man.
> Sheila Squires, Estevan, Sask.
> Sherri Swystun, Cochrane, Alta.
> Bradley Wilson, Dartmouth, N.S.