GetFileAttachment-5Miller Russell Associates’ Partner Russell Bucklew recently earned the Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA) designation after completing the Exit Planning Institute’s CEPA MBA program at the University of San Francisco.

To receive the CEPA designation, Bucklew completed an intensive five-day program that involved approximately 100 hours of pre-course study, 33 hours of classroom instruction and successful completion of a three hour proctored examination.

“We believe that continued education is one of the key factors that keeps Miller Russell Associates team members’ as some of the leading advisors in the industry,” said Mark Feldman, CEO and managing partner. “Russell’s CEPA designation will bring even more value to the firm’s clients.”

The Certified Exit Planning Advisor program is specifically design for business advisors who work closely with owners of privately held companies. The Exit Planning Institute’s devoted faculty, made up of 13 different instructors from around the world who are sought after subject matter experts and authors, teach the program. The CEPA program is one of the most widely accepted and endorsed programs in the industry.