The Financial Planning Association of New Jersey has named Leslie T. Beck as its Heart of Financial Planning Award recipient for 2014, which makes her eligible for the national FPA Heart of Financial Planning Award.

Beck owns Compass Wealth Management LLC in Wood Ridge, N.J. and is a past president of FPANJ. She also chaired the FPA's Alliance Forum, which is a group of the 12 largest FPA chapters that meet twice a year. She was cited for turning the forum into a call-to-action forum.