The Financial Planning Association today announced that Pamela Sandy has been elected the FPA president-elect for 2015.

Her one-year term begins on January 1. after which she will become president, succeeding incoming 2015 FPA President Edward W. Gjertsen II.

Sandy is the founder and CEO of Cleveland, Ohio-based Confinance LLC, a boutique advisory firm that offers financial planning and wealth management services to individuals across the country.

Sandy currently serves on the FPA board of directors. She has also served on the FPA of Northeast Ohio board and as the chapter’s government relations director, as a member of the FPA professional issues committee, public issues advisory committee and as a contributing writer for the FPA consumer blog.