FORT MYERS, Fla. (July 12, 2017) – Danielle Lucht, financial advisor with Alliance Financial Group, has earned the American College’s Retirement Planning Designation (RICP®).

Created by top retirement planning experts, the RICP® designation teaches advisors the latest ideas in transitioning from asset accumulation to creating a sustainable livelihood for clients in retirement.

The American College of Financial Services is the premier educational institution dedicated to the development of financial services professionals. Graduates and designees of The American College of Financial Services have studied, passed rigorous exams and proven that they not only have the technical knowledge to serve their clients but have sworn to practice ethically and in the best interest of the people they serve. Holders of the RICP® designation are required to complete ongoing continuing education and participate in the Professional Recertification Program.

Originally from Washington, D.C., Lucht has lived in Fort Myers since 2002. Before joining Alliance Financial in 2004, she worked as a producer for WINK News. As a financial representative, she specializes in designing and implementing retirement strategies for her clients.

Lucht has donated her time to a number of community groups including serving as president of the Junior League of Fort Myers in 2014-2015. She received the 2012-2013 Junior League President’s Award in recognition of her outstanding ability to enhance, enrich and empower the Junior League to better serve the community. She chaired the American Cancer Society Cattle Baron’s Ball in January 2010 and was instrumental in forming the current chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners in 2011. She was also awarded the “Keys to Success Award” in 2010 by the Pilot Club of Fort Myers for her service to clients and the community.

Lucht earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. and a Master of Arts degree from New York University.