: About Us

As the leading professional association for investment and financial management, AAIFM's mission is to advance the investment and financial profession through education, training and the promotion of best practices globally.

The American Association for Investment and Financial Management (AAIFM) is a not-for-profit organization and globally recognized membership association for investment and financial managers. AAIFM's goal is to help create a culture of investment awareness within organizations, from entry level to board level. In the areas of financial and investment management, AAIFM sets the global standard in professional designation with the CFC® (Certified Financial Controller), CIM® (Certified Investment Manager), CTM® (Certified Treasury Manager) and CFRP® (Certified Financial Risk Professional), CCCM® (Certified Corporate Control Manager), CBMP® (Certified Bank Management Professional) and CFMA® (Certified Financial Markets Analyst) certifications. Through trusted education and training, media, and events, AAIFM promotes best practices in financial management and supports ongoing professional and career development for financial managers.

Fast Facts

  • Founded in 1995
  • President: Richard Wiley
  • Governed by Board of Directors comprised of leading financial and investment management practitioners and academics
  • Over 100,000 members, from 150 countries and territories. Members are employed by investment companies, commercial banks, central banks, investment banks, asset management firms, telecommunications companies, insurance companies, corporations, government agencies, financial and academic institutions