Jeff Manzella Earns CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Certification

Jeff Manzella, a resident of Shelby Township, recently earned his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) certification from the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc.***

Online PR News – 01-April-2012 – Sterling Heights, Michigan – Jeff Manzella, who is a financial professional with the Michigan Financial Companies, a local financial services firm and member of John Hancock Financial Network (JHFN), successfully completed extensive study and an exam to earn the CFP® certification, which is one of the most recognized and respected credentials in the financial services industry.

“We are proud of Jeff’s achievement and his dedication to meeting the financial needs of clients,” commented Nick J. Valenti, managing partner of Michigan Financial Companies which is based in Southfield.

With 11 of years of combined experience in investments and financial services, Jeff is a graduate of Western Michigan University. He also holds his Series 7 and 66 licenses along with his Life, Accident and Health licenses. Jeff lives with his wife Liz and daughter, Raven.

Manzella has been an avid pilot for 13 years holding a flight instructor license and is certified to fly Lear Jets. He worships and volunteers at Saint Lawrence Catholic Church as a religious school teacher and is a member the stewardship committee. He is also a regular volunteer with Habitat of Humanity of Macomb County.

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**Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, Certified Financial Planner™ in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.