Peter Pigeon & Garet Strange Earned Accredited Investment Fiduciary® Designations

Group photoColumbia, South Carolina, Hobbs Group Advisors, LLC. DATE – Peter A. Pigeon and D. Garet Strange of Hobbs Group Advisors, LLC, a comprehensive financial planning firm and SEC Registered Investment Advisor, have been awarded the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF®) Designation from the Center for Fiduciary Studies®, the standards-setting body for Fi360, a Broadridge company. The AIF® Designation signifies specialized knowledge of fiduciary responsibility and the ability to implement policies and procedures that meet a defined standard of care.

The designation is the culmination of a rigorous training program, which includes a comprehensive, closed-book final examination under the supervision of a proctor, and agreement to abide by the Center’s Code of Ethics and Conduct Standards. On an ongoing basis, completion of continuing education and adherence to the Code of Ethics and Conduct Standards are required to maintain the AIF® Designation.

Pigeon, a resident of Columbia, South Carolina serves as the C.O.O. and Co-Founder for Hobbs Group Advisors, LLC. Strange, also a resident of Columbia, South Carolina, serves as the V.P. of Operations for the firm. Together, they specialize in providing holistic financial advice for their clients through intelligent financial planning, wealth management, retirement plan consulting and insurance services.

Fi360 is the first full-time training and research facility for fiduciaries and conducts training programs throughout the United States and abroad. In 2019, Fi360 was awarded accreditation by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to offer the AIF® Designation. The Center for Fiduciary Studies confers the AIF® Designation as well as the Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst® (AIFA®) and Professional Plan Consultant® (PPC®) Designations.


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