Mr. Shanahan is the CFO for Compass and President of Compass Advisory Services. Tim was the founder of Compass Capital Corporation in 1984. He has served as past President and past Chairman of the Greater Boston Society of the Institute of Certified Financial Planners. He is a founding principal of the Compass Institute for Professional Education & Development (CIPED) which provides continuing education programs to financial advisors, and he serves as a securities industry arbitrator with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Dispute Resolution Inc. Mr. Shanahan was a partner in a Boston financial counseling firm of Cheverie & Partners from 1975-1978. Prior to founding Compass, Mr. Shanahan was president of Alternative Financial Planning Associates (AFPA), a division of Alternative Investment Corporation of Boston. Mr. Shanahan was also a Senior Financial Consultant for the Personal Financial Consulting group at State Street Bank and Trust Company. He is a 1975 graduate of Suffolk University in Boston (BA Psychology).He completed the CFP curriculum offered by the College for Financial Planning in 1984 and was certified by the CFP Board in June 1984 and remained a member of the Institute of Certified Financial Planners through 1999.