Armand is a Certified Financial Planner, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst and tax professional. He refers to his work as that of a financial architect. He has authored the book, The Jump of Your Life: Successfully Navigating the Free-fall of Divorce and Other Life Trauma. Armand holds a BS Degree from Brigham Young University in finance and family counseling. He has taught at Brigham Young University as Adjunct Faculty in the financial planning curriculum, as well as UC Irvine. He has also taught at Education Week for several years on the BYU campus in Provo, Utah. Armand has also presented topics on divorce at the national convention for The International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP). He has worked in the field of divorce and mediation for over ten years. His mediation training is through Pepperdine Law School, the National Center for Conflict Resolution and with Forrest Mosten, a nationally known mediator for divorce.