AFEA Welcomes New Chapter President



 Silicon Valley, CA November 23, 2015- The American Financial Education Alliance, a national advocate for greater financial literacy, announced today that its Board of Directors unanimously voted to name Richard Loek as the new Chapter President of AFEA’s Silicon Valley, CA Chapter.

Bringing 10 years of experience to the Chapter, Rick attended West Valley College and San Jose State specializing in business and computer programming. Rick has been an Investment Advisor representative since 2007, California Life insurance licensed since 2006. He is a member of Ed Slott's Master Elite IRA advisor group, the National Ethics Association, and of Clarity 2 Prosperity national mastermind group - focusing on best practice development for financial advisors certified retirement counselor and an elite advisor with the Ed Slot Organization.

 AFEA is thrilled to have Rick join us in our mission to empower Americans to take control of their finances by providing educational classes and workshops in communities nationwide.

As Chapter President, Rick will be hosting free financial education workshops throughout the community. The Silicon Valley Chapter will also be fundraising to support other local charities including The Society for Financial Awareness. Fifteen percent of all funds raised by AFEA will be donated to local charities with similar missions and causes within the chapter area.

About the American Financial Education Alliance

AFEA is a federally recognized 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization based in Charlotte, NC and is comprised of a diverse and growing group of licensed and trained professionals. Together, they share the same goal of helping people better understand their finances. AFEA’s mission is to empower Americans to take control of their finances by providing educational classes in communities nationwide.

For more information on the Silicon Valley, CA chapter, please visit Donations and sponsorships for the Chapter’s nominated charity, can be made by goingto: or by mail to:

American Financial Education Alliance

8510 McAlpine Park Drive #201

Charlotte, NC 28211