About Our Chapter

Welcome to FPA of North Alabama’s website!

FPA of North Alabama was incorporated February 24, 2000. It resulted from a merger of the local International Association for Financial Planning (IAFP) chapter and the local Institute of Certified Financial Planners (ICFP) society. Headquartered in Denver, CO the Financial Planning Association (FPA) is a non-profit organization composed of individuals in or affiliated with the financial planning industry.

The FPA has been the principal professional organization for Certified Financial Planner™(CFP®) professionals who seek advancement in a  growing, dynamic profession. Through a collaborative effort to provide more than 23,000 members of OneFPA™ to tools and resources for professional education, business success, advocacy and community, FPA has become an indispensable force in the advancement of today’s CFP® professional.



To advance and promote the financial planning profession through education, networking, and public awareness.



To be the organization of choice for financial planning professionals.