Merrill Lynch Financial Advisor Kevin Brazell Earns Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor Credential

Columbia, S.C. – Merrill Lynch today announced that Kevin Brazell of Merrill Lynch’s Columbia office has earned the Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor (CPFA) credential offered through The National Association of Plan Advisors, an affiliate organization of the American Retirement Association.

“We are proud to congratulate Kevin on earning the CPFA credential,” said Joe Powers, market executive.

Kevin is committed to helping corporations and nonprofit organizations in the Columbia area design and implement retirement plans to meet the needs of both the company and its employees. Kevin, a resident of Blythewood, S.C., received a bachelor’s degree from University of South Carolina and joined Merrill Lynch in 2003. He is located in the Columbia Merrill Lynch office at 1301 Gervais Street and can be reached at 803.733.2110 or by visiting

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