The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. (CFP Board), a regulatory authority for financial advisors, has appointed Joshua Humbert as director of development for the Center for Financial Planning, the Washington, D.C.-based non-profit organization announced today in a news release.

Humbert will lead development and fundraising operations for the CFP Board’s center, as well as oversee all aspects of philanthropic strategies, including institutional giving, private philanthropy, development operations and stewardship. He will report to center Managing Director D.A. Abrams.

Humbert has more than 15 years of partnerships and business advancement experience. He was most recently with the Humbert Group, a fundraising and development consultancy where he served as managing director. Prior to the Humbert Group, he worked with the National Urban League as vice president of philanthropic strategies and major gifts. In addition to his non-profit work, Humbert worked for three years as an investment broker at Merrill Lynch.

Humbert earned a bachelor's degree in political science from Norfolk State University; a master's degree in philanthropic studies from Indiana University and a chartered adviser in philanthropy certification (CAP) from American College.