Brad Grist Earns Certified Plan Fiduciary (CPFA) Designation
Designation awarded after formal training and exam

Dallas, TX ? September 4, 2020 ? Brad Grist, of Legacy 401k Partners, a leading retirement plan advisory firm, has successfully passed the examination to receive the Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor (CPFA) designation from the National Association of Plan Advisors (NAPA), part of the American Retirement Association.

Plan advisors who earn their CPFA demonstrate the specialized knowledge required to act as a plan fiduciary or to help plan fiduciaries manage their roles and responsibilities. The Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor (CPFA) credential – developed by some of the nation’s leading advisors and retirement plan experts – demonstrates knowledge, expertise, and commitment to working with retirement plans.

This designation is among the most recognized in the industry and focuses on building a sound fiduciary process. Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor (CPFA). By earning the CPFA, one can “demonstrate the expertise required to act as a plan fiduciary or help plan fiduciaries manage their roles and responsibilities.”

Brad Grist has been a Partner at Legacy 401k Partners, LLC since 2015.  In this capacity, Brad works as a retirement plan advisor, helping employers throughout the country better understand and address their fiduciary responsibilities. Brad and Legacy assist their clients with plan design, implementation, employee education, and investment monitoring of their retirement plans.  Unlike many other advisors, Legacy focuses 100% of their time in the retirement plan space.


Legacy 401k Partners is an industry-leading consulting firm that provides fiduciary advice, counsel, and investment analysis to Boards of Directors, Trustees, Investment Committees, and other Investment Fiduciaries.  For more information on Legacy 401k Partners, you can visit our website (


The National Association of Plan Advisors, an affiliate organization of the American Retirement Association, is a professional society uniquely committed to seven core principles of advisors serving employer-sponsored retirement plans: (1) The retirement industry is in transition and NAPA is a leader for positive change: (2) NAPA’s core purpose is to enhance retirement security in America; (3) NAPA members focus on providing high quality, professional advice to retirement plans and/or their participants; (4) NAPA members are committed to leading the transition to a more transparent, effective, professionally governed retirement system; (5) NAPA members may serve as either fiduciaries or non-fiduciaries, but are committed to clearly disclosing their fiduciary or non-fiduciary status to their ERISA retirement plan clients: (6) NAPA members pledge to comply with all requirements relating to retirement plans that are or will be required by the SEC, DOL, or any other governing agencies; and (7) NAPA members pledge to maintain ethical standards in their representation of plan sponsor and participant clients and will strive to service them under a process that puts their clients’ interests first. More information on NAPA can be found at