KeatsConnelly’s Wayne Tibbetts Earns PFS Designation

CONTACT: ALISON BAILIN

ABAILIN@HMAPR.COM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

JANUARY 26, 2011

KEATS, CONNELLY AND ASSOCIATES’ WAYNE TIBBETTS EARNS PFS DESIGNATION

 

KeatsConnelly, a wealth management firm with approximately $265 million under advisement that assists Canadians and Americans in realizing their dreams of a cross-border lifestyle, is pleased to announce that Wayne Tibbetts, CPA, its director of Tax Services, has earned a Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) designation from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

The PFS program and designation allows CPAs to demonstrate their knowledge and expertise in personal financial planning. Whether a CPA specializes in personal financial planning with his/her clients or interacts with other financial planning professionals, the PFS credential adds credibility. PFS credential holders have a specific experience, education and examination requirement that sets them apart from other CPAs and financial planners.

Tibbetts, who also holds a Master of Science degree in Taxation and Master of Business Administration, respectively, has been working in the tax and financial services industries since 1986. He joined Keats, Connelly in 1997 and assists clients with their tax planning and tax preparation of US and Canadian tax returns. He also acts as director of Tax Services for the firm’s sister company, Cross Border Tax & Accounting.

About KeatsConnelly

KeatsConnelly is the largest wealth management firm in the United States specializing in US-Canada cross-border issues. With offices in Arizona, Florida and Michigan, the firm’s focus is to reduce the stress associated with living, investing and working on both sides of the border, while at the same time creating opportunities for very large potential tax savings. The firm’s fee-only compensation model enables the company to maintain its philosophy of promoting clients’ best interests, at all times, while avoiding any potential conflict of interest with commissions. For more information, please visit www.keatsconnelly.com.

Related Downloads

Press Release – PDF

Posted in In The News
Cross-Border Series
The Border Guide
Now available in its 11th edition, The Border Guide has sold over 80,000 copies and is considered the definitive cross-border financial tool for Canadians living, working and investing in the United States.
A Canadian's Best Tax Haven
This book will show you how to realize your dream of living a lifestyle in a climate that allows for year-round golfing and sandy beaches while lowering your taxes and cost of living.
Taxation of Canadians in America
This book addresses individual US taxation and estate planning issues you will face as a Canadian living in the US.
Taxation of Americans in Canada
US citizens and green card holders are subject to US tax regardless of where they reside in the world. Are YOU at risk?

Crossing the Border?
TRY OUR CROSS-BORDER FORUM »
Get Updates from Us
SIGN UP FOR E-UPDATES »