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Faculty: Elissa Buie

Elissa Buie
Elissa Buie, CFP
Title(s):
Adjunct Professor
School:
Business
Campus:
San Francisco
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Elissa Buie, CFP® earned an MBA from The University of Maryland and a BS in Commerce from the University of Virginia. She has been practicing financial planning since 1983.

Elissa sits on the Board of Trustees of the Foundation for Financial Planning and is the Foundation’s current Chair. Elissa is a past Chair of the Financial Planning Association (US). She has been named as a top advisor by Worth and Washingtonian magazines and by Bloomberg Wealth Manager. Elissa has appeared on The Today Show, CNBC, CNNfn, NBC News and McLaughlin One-on-One. She has been quoted in national media including the Washington Post, Time and Businessweek magazines.

Elissa’s article, “To Feel . . . Like a CFP”, was published in July 2000 in the Journal of Financial Planning (JFP). Her article, co-authored with Dr. Dave Yeske, CFP, “Policy-Based Financial Planning Provides Touchstone in a Turbulent World”, was published in the July 2006 issue of the JFP, where their most recent collaboration, “Evidence-Based Financial Planning: To Learn . . . Like a CFP®” also appeared in November, 2011. Elissa contributed 17 chapters to the CFP Board’s “Financial Planning Competency Handbook,” published by John Wiley & Sons and available in 2013.

Elissa sits on the Cornerstone Advisory Board of the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia and she is a Dean for FPA’s Residency Program.

Elissa holds an appointment as Distinguished Adjunct Professor in Golden Gate University’s Ageno School of Business, where she teaches the capstone Cases in Financial Planning course.

EDUCATION

  • MBA from The University of Maryland
  • BS in Commerce from The University of Virginia

PROFESSIONAL AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • 2010 - present: Adjunct professor at Golden Gate University

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Board of Trustees of the Foundation for Financial Planning and Foundation Chair
  • Past Chair of the Financial Planning Association (US) Dean for the FPA's Residency Program

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Name Top Advisor by Worth and Washingtonian magazines and by Bloomberg Wealth Manager
  • 2013 P. Kemp Jr. Award

MEDIA AND INTERVIEWS

  • Appearances on: The Today Show, CNBC, CNNfn, NBC News and McLaughlin One-on-One
  • Quoted in: The Washington Post, Time, Businessweek, and other national publications

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