Money Management Institute Selects Brightspace: Leading Financial Services Association Partners with D2L

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

New York, NY, April 20, 2021 — Money Management Institute (MMI) today announced that it has selected D2L’s Brightspace platform as the learning management solution to help members with MMI’s ongoing professional development. 

D2L’s Brightspace platform was chosen because of its ability to scale; the ease of customization for each end user, including the use of branded portals; and its strong reporting capabilities. MMI will use Brightspace to power its Continuous Learning Center, deliver learning programs, online curricula and continuing education offerings. 

“We chose D2L’s Brightspace platform after a very thorough review of competitive platforms and capabilities,” said Craig Pfeiffer, President and CEO of MMI. “D2L quickly rose to the top thanks to their versatile platform, their ability to integrate with our website, and their many advancements in learning design and delivery.”

“We’re really proud to be working with MMI to help deliver continuous learning to their members,” said John Baker, President and CEO of D2L. “Supporting professional development is one of our main missions, and we’re pleased to see this goal is shared by MMI as they fulfill their mission to advance the future of investment advice and professionalism within the financial services industry. We’re excited about the impact our work together will have, and we’re looking forward to a long and productive partnership.” 

MMI will soon be launching Executive IQ™, which will use D2L’s Brightspace platform as its learning hub to introduce the multifaceted components of this groundbreaking leadership and innovation accelerator program. Executive IQ is a 15-month upskilling program designed for the midcareer professional to address both transformation within the industry and the leadership essentials that can bring it to life within an organization. Designed by an esteemed advisory board of industry professionals and delivered by three leading institutions — UVA Darden School of Business, Microsoft and PwC — Executive IQ seeks to develop highly purposed leaders who can lead innovation and disruption.

“The flexibility and many learning methods available to us on Brightspace allow the program to engage the participant throughout the complete learning journey. We’re really excited to see it launch!” said Tim Williams, Senior Vice President and Director of Education Initiatives at MMI.

About Money Management Institute
Established in 1997, Money Management Institute (MMI) is the industry association representing financial services firms that provide financial advice and investment advisory solutions to investors. Through conferences, educational resources, and thought leadership, MMI facilitates peer-to-peer connections, fosters industry knowledge and professionalism, and supports the development of the next generation of industry leadership. MMI member firms are dedicated to helping individual and institutional investors, at every level of assets, plan for and fulfill their financial goals. For more information, visit

About D2L:
D2L is transforming the way the world learns by helping learners of all ages, and various industries, achieve more than they dreamed possible. Working closely with clients all over the world, D2L is supporting millions of people learning online and in person. Our more than 900 global employees are dedicated to making the best learning products to leave the world better than where they found it. Learn more about D2L for K-12, higher education and businesses at

Kelly Caporale, Money Management Institute, 
Christine D’Angela, D2L Corporation,