We would like to thank the many individuals who played important roles in producing this book.
The standards and orientation of the second edition are a continuation of those set for the first edition. Robert R. Johnson, CFA, now senior managing director of CFA Institute, supported the creation of custom curriculum readings in this area and their revision. Jan R. Squires, CFA, now managing director, played an important role in setting the orientation of the first edition. As CFA Institute vice presidents during the first edition’s creation, Philip J. Young, CFA, Mary K. Erickson, CFA, and Donald L. Tuttle, CFA, made valuable contributions. The Candidate Curriculum Committee supplied valuable input.
First edition manuscript reviewers were Michelle R. Clayman, CFA; John H. Crockett, Jr., CFA; Thomas J. Franckowiak, CFA; Richard D. Frizell, CFA; Jacques R. Gagné, CFA; Mark E. Henning, CFA; Bradley J. Herndon, CFA; Joanne L. Infantino, CFA; Muhammad J. Iqbal, CFA; Robert N. MacGovern, CFA; Farhan Mahmood, CFA; Richard K. C. Mak, CFA; Edgar A. Norton, CFA; William L. Randolph, CFA; Raymond D. Rath, CFA; Teoh Kok Lin, CFA; Lisa R. Weiss, CFA; and Yap Teong Keat, CFA. Detailed proofreading was performed by Dorothy C. Kelly, CFA; and Gregory M. Noronha, CFA; while Fiona Russell provided copyediting.
For the second edition, Elaine Henry, CFA, replaced Dennis W. McLeavey, CFA, in the author lineup. Mr. McLeavey spearheaded the first edition project as the responsible executive ...