Jack Thurman, president of BKD Wealth Advisors, LLC, is pleased to announce that Nicole Chapman has received the Investment Adviser Certified Compliance Professional® designation.

Jack Thurman, president of BKD Wealth Advisors, LLC, is pleased to announce that Nicole Chapman has received the Investment Adviser Certified Compliance Professional® (IACCP®) designation.

The IACCP® program formalizes and standardizes the knowledge, skills and ethical commitment of investment advisory compliance professionals. The curriculum requires the completion of 10 core courses that provide participants with a compliance education based on a solid understanding of regulations and rules that all investment advisers must comply with.

"Nicole's dedication to the wealth management industry, and specifically to the compliance component of the industry, is exceptionally valuable to our firm," Thurman said. "Her commitment to wealth management and BKD is exemplified by her completion of this program."

Nicole is a 2004 graduate of Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri, with a B.S. degree, and a 2009 graduate of Missouri State University, Springfield, with an M.A. degree.

BKD Wealth Advisors, LLC has six Midwestern offices, managing and consulting on in excess of $2 billion for affluent and ultra-affluent families and institutions.

BKD Wealth Advisors, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of BKD, LLP, offering wealth management services for affluent individuals and families and investment consulting and compliance services for institutional clients. We build trusted relationships and tailor integrated solutions to help you meet your goals. Our advisors combine their knowledge and wisdom with the expertise of top financial institutions, including BKD, LLP, one of the nation's largest CPA and advisory firms.

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