4 Days of Classes
Access to Study Groups
IRA Academy is a four-day professional training course on Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) and employer-sponsored plans. Attendees will receive in-depth, cutting edge instruction in a group learning environment.
This course is approved by the American Bankers Association (ABA) to prepare candidates for the Certified IRA Services Professional (CISP) exam. For professionals with the CISP, Certified Trust and Fiduciary Advisor (CTFA), or Certified Retirement Services Professional (CRSP) designations, IRA Academy can provide 29.5 Continuing Education (CE) credits. With approval from the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) can also earn 27 credits. Lastly, IRA Academy is approved by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards to provide 28 CE credits for Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designations.
John Paul Ruiz, QKA and CISP
Director of Professional Development
John Paul Ruiz has over 28 years of experience working in the retirement and financial services industry. He holds QKA and CISP certifications. He’s trained financial advisors, banking associates, compliance personnel, and many other professionals. JP's expertise and encyclopedic knowledge of IRAs helps us provide exceptional service to our clients.