Worker Highlight: Professor Cynthia Flannigan, CFP®
on Oct 25, 2022
Cynthia has embarked upon a bucket record merchandise of hers and has turn out to be an Adjunct Professor at Golden Gate College! Right here, she tells us a bit of about this new journey in academia.
Why did you wish to be an adjunct professor?
I went to Golden Gate College to get my masters and whereas I used to be there, I used to be very impressed with the monetary planning program. The adjunct professors had been high notch professionals recognized within the business, particularly within the Bay Space, and after I graduated I believed it was an important subsequent step in my profession. I had already discovered the job I needed to be at, so it was a means of difficult myself to do one thing completely different.
In addition to, my youthful sister lately obtained her doctorate, so she’s Dr. Flannigan-Lewis, my brother sails so he’s typically a ship captain and my older sister is a Time Lord, so I needed to have some type of honorific!
Does this imply your function adjustments at MainStreet Monetary Planning?
In no way. The courses that I educate are asynchronous, the place many of the courses are taught over the web with recorded classes and a dialogue discussion board, however with one class out of the semester taught in individual. This doesn’t have an effect on my present shoppers in any respect (Until you had been the one consumer I needed to reschedule as a result of our assembly was on my very first stay class time slot. Thanks once more for understanding!). Minus that one class, I can do the remainder of my work after hours alone schedule which permits me nice flexibility.
How else is that this professorship benefiting you?
Properly, I’m nonetheless studying the ropes as we’re solely partway by way of the semester, co-teaching with the present professor, however subsequent 12 months it’s all me. I’ve been having fun with having the ability to sprinkle in knowledge from my many years of expertise to my college students, a lot of whom usually are not novices to the business, however are the following era of monetary planners. The educating side of monetary planning has at all times been rewarding for me and I really feel blessed having the ability to examine off one other bucket record merchandise!