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2019 AFCPE® Research and Training Symposium


AFCPE Pre-Symposium: Sunday, November 17 - Tuesday, November 19
AFCPE Symposium: Tuesday, November 19 - Thursday, November 21
Schedule Subject to Change

Dr. Billy Hensley, National Endowment for Financial Education, President and CEO
Co-Presenter Bio: Billy J. Hensley, PhD., was appointed president and chief executive officer of the National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE®) in 2018. From 2010-2018, Hensley served as NEFE's senior director of education. Before his time at NEFE, Hensley served as assistant director for the Ohio College Access Network, and program associate at KnowledgeWorks Foundation in Cincinnati; assistant director of admissions at Hiram College (OH); and as campaign coordinator at Union College (KY).

Hensley currently serves on the board of the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy, where he chairs the education committee. He also is on the editorial board of the Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning.

Hensley received a doctorate in educational studies from the University of Cincinnati and a master's degree in education and a bachelor's degree in psychology from Union College. His research has been presented at state, national and international conferences and also has been published in numerous academic research journals.