April 20, Latham, N.Y.—Charter Oak Insurance and Financial Services Co. (Charter Oak), a general agency of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) advisor Michael Altavilla has earned his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM (CFP®) designation.
The designation is conferred by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc., and is granted to those individuals who have met rigorous professional standards—including passing a comprehensive exam—and who have agreed to adhere to the principles of integrity, objectivity, competence, fairness, confidentiality, professionalism and diligence when dealing with clients.
Michael LaPage, managing director of Charter Oak’s Saratoga Springs and Latham offices, said: “Michael is continuously looking at ways to deepen his service to his clients, and earning his CFP® designation is just another example of that. We’re all proud to have him on our team and congratulate him on this significant professional achievement.”
Based out of Charter Oak’s Saratoga Springs office, Mr. Altavilla has been an advisor for almost six years. He focuses his practice on individuals, families and businesses, as well as physicians. He lives in Saratoga Springs with his fiancée.