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Matthew Petersen Earns Certified Board Advisor (CBA) Designation

November 15th, 2016

The CBA designation is granted to a select group of individuals with the heavy responsibility for acting as director of and/or as key advisor to corporate boards.  The CBA is responsible for driving robust oversight of any corporate enterprise by deterring, detecting, responding and resolving material corporate negligence in strategic decision making as well as business irregularities & corruption before the damage is done.  Each CBA must meet the rigorous standards of the Center’s certification program including character, relevant experience and accomplishments demonstrating that they are equipped with the skills and ethics necessary to direct a modern corporate enterprise.


About the Center for Strategic Business Integrity


CSBI is a research, education, advocacy and certification (the Certified Board Advisor) organization dedicated to developing effective corporate oversight strategies and skills for current and future corporate board directors as well as their key advisors.  Specifically the Center is:


• A center for preparing & certifying board members & key advisors for their critical role;

• A center for training and education;

• A center for advocacy – promoting effective corporate oversight;

• A center for research – developing insight into the successes & failures of corporate oversight; and,

• A center for strategy development – formulating principles & supporting tools for more effective corporate oversight.


Petersen Hastings is a Registered Investment Advisor located in Kennewick, WA.  As a primary fiduciary, Petersen Hastings serves committed investors with complex financial needs. Our multigenerational team of experienced and credentialed professionals delivers innovative solutions through The Trusted Financial Path™ to enhance and preserve wealth.


Matthew Petersen, CBA, CTFA, AIF® has been named as a Certified Board Advisor (CBA) by the Center for Strategic Business Integrity. Matthew is an active board member of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Benton and Franklin Counties, the Lourdes Health Network Foundation, and the Columbia Basin College Foundation. He is also a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA) and an Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF®) at Petersen Hastings, a Kennewick, Washington wealth management firm.