W. Walker Jr. & Associates Ltd.

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ID Theft Awareness Deterrents and Reiteration Coach™ with The Certified Identity Theft Risk Management Specialist (CITRMS) Designation

Author/consultant/trainer Welmon “Rusty” Walker Jr., MBA, CITRMS, has successfully completed the Certified Identity Theft Risk Management Specialist curriculum. He has joined the ranks of select professionals nationwide who have earned the CITRMS certification.

The CITRMS certification program is the nation’s only training program specifically developed for professionals who are dedicated to educating and assisting clients, customers, businesses and the general public in combating the epidemic of Identity Theft and related fraud. CITRMS-qualified professionals are employed by financial institutions, financial services firms, law enforcement and other government agencies. Many others are private practitioners including attorneys, CPAs, financial advisors, counselors and consultants.

The CITRMS course curriculum addresses such key areas as: the nature and forms of Identity Theft and related fraud; consumer protection laws and related requirements; the public dossier and sources of information; Identity Theft risks and issues for businesses, including information security laws (FACTA, HIPAA & GLB), related requirements and liabilities and risk management; Identity Theft risk management services and anti-fraud resources; and more. To attain the certification, CITRMS candidates must successfully complete a rigorous final exam designed to thoroughly assess their comprehension of the course materials.

The Certified Identity Theft Risk Management Specialist program is provided by the award-winning
Institute of Consumer Financial Education Indicative of the ever-increasing threat of this emerging crime and the critical nature of providing business owners and the public with the knowledge and tools to address and manage their risks, the CITRMS certification course is accepted for professional continuing education credit by such organizations as: the Certified Financial Planning Board of Standards for Certified Financial Planners (CFP®); PACE and The American College for Chartered Life Underwriters (CLU) and Chartered Financial Consultants (ChFC); the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants for Registered Financial Consultants (RFC); and The Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education for Accredited Financial Consultants (AFC).


Welmon “Rusty” Walker Jr., is CEO of W. Walker Jr. & Associates Ltd.; (www.WWalkerJr.com) a Honolulu business consulting firm. He is founder of the new nationwide program "We Fight ID Theft." The movement is designed to provide ID Theft protection information and help for consumers and small business owners; plus the development, support and coaching of ID Theft Protection professionals. Walker is author of the Alaska Corporation Manual, Save $1,500 Printing Your Book and (Nonpublic Personal Information) NPI Security Coordinator Guidebook. Walker has undergraduate degrees from The University of Alaska and The University of The State of New York (now Excelsior College).

He earned the MBA degree from the University of Phoenix, Honolulu campus; is an adjunct accounting instructor at Hawaii Pacific University and Sr. Fellow at the Personal Safety Institute, Inc. He is a practicing NPI Security Coordinator and corporate officer. Rusty conducts internal control risk assessments (Financial & Data), NPI security system development/setup with staff training and free community ID Theft Awareness & Deterrence Workshops. He is a well-versed and cost effective ID Theft Restoration Coach with clients nationwide. Contact him at Email or 808-780-4269.

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