About CFA Society Iowa
CFA Society Iowa:
-- Promotes the ethical and professional standards within the investment industry.
-- Encourages professional development through the CFA Program and continuing education.
-- Facilitates the exchange of information and opinions among people within the local investment community and beyond.
-- Works to further the public's understanding of the CFA designation and investment industry.
The mission of CFA Society Iowa is to lead the investment profession in the state of Iowa, and to maximize value for current and future members.
As one of CFA Institute's member societies, our society connects members to a global network of investment professionals.Download an overview document about CFA Society Iowa (PDF).
CFA Society Iowa celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2015. The video below was produced to commemorate the occasion, and provides more information on the society's history, the finance profession the charter.
About CFA Institute
CFA Institute is a global, nonprofit member organization of financial analysts, portfolio managers and other investment professionals. The mission of CFA Institute is to lead the investment profession globally by promoting the highest standards of ethics, education, and professional excellence for the ultimate benefit of society.Visit CFA Institute's website.About the CFA® Program
Administered by CFA Institute, the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) Program is a graduate-level, self-study curriculum and examination program for investment specialists. Established in 1962, the CFA Program sets the global standard for investment knowledge, standards, and ethics. Earning the credential can serve as a passport to entry or advancement within the investment profession around the world.
The designation tells clients, employers, and colleagues that the charterholder has mastered a rigorous curriculum covering a broad range of investment topics and that he or she is committed to the highest ethical standards in the profession. Our society encourages its members to earn the CFA charter and supports candidates by sponsoring CFA exam study groups and other programs.
Ninety-five percent of CFA Society Iowa members hold the esteemed CFA designation.