Bill Carter-an advisor and a Dallas area community leader-has been named the recipient of the Financial Planning Association's 2006 P. Kemp Fain, Jr., Award.

   Carter is president of Carter Financial Management in Dallas and is involved in various community organizations in that area. He serves on several boards of Texas A&M University, his alma mater, and also serves on the Board of Trustees for Children's Medical Center of Dallas and the Board of Directors of the Baylor Oral Health Foundation, and is a past Board of Directors member for Baylor University Medical Foundation.

   Also active in professional organizations, Carter is a past chair of the Foundation for Financial Planning, the CFP Board of Standards, the CFP International Council and the International Association for Financial Planning-a predecessor of the FPA.

   The FPA's P. Kemp Fain, Jr., Award recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to their profession and communities.

   "Bill exemplifies and seeks leadership in all that he does," said FPA President Daniel B. Moisand. "He is a selfless leader in the advancement of the financial planning profession through his past leadership with FPA, its predecessor organizations and CFP Board."

   Carter will receive the award at the FPA's first-ever Heart of Financial Planning Awards & Celebration to be held at the organization's annual conference in Nashville, Tenn., October 21-24.