FAIRFIELD, IA – August 24, 2015 – Cambridge Investment Research, Inc. (Cambridge), one of the nation’s top-tier independent broker-dealers, announced it has awarded RPA advisor Mark Mitchell the Spirit of Cambridge Award for 2015. Mark was recognized on stage during Cambridge’s annual Ignite conference held in Washington, D.C.
“The Spirit of Cambridge award is an outstanding way to celebrate advisors whose dedication to serving their clients includes ideals aligned with Cambridge’s core values of integrity, commitment, flexibility, and kindness,” said Amy Webber, Cambridge’s President. “This is one of my most favorite awards because our home office associates’ votes name the honorees, and I am proud for Mark, to receive this recognition this year.”
“We are proud of Mark receiving this honor,” said Joshua Schwartz, CEO of Retirement Plan Advisors. “Mark Mitchell is living Our Promise everyday by acting with integrity, respect and responsiveness to every individual.”
Mark Mitchell is a Certified Financial PlannerTM practitioner and a Certified Retirement Counselor at Retirement Plan Advisors, with nearly 30 years of financial services experience. Mitchell is located in South Lyon, Michigan and joined RPA in 2000.
About Retirement Plan Advisors
A Federally Registered Investment Advisor, Retirement Plan Advisors specializes in providing plan design, consulting services, and investment advice to public sector employers and employees. With offices in Chicago and Missouri, RPA currently services over 700 governmental retirement plans with $3.5 billion in plan assets.
About The Spirit of Cambridge Award
The Spirit of Cambridge Award is awarded annually to independent financial advisors who are committed to serving their clients while reflecting Cambridge’s core values of integrity, commitment, flexibility, and kindness. Each year, our home office associates select three award recipients from a pool of outstanding advisors who have been affiliated with Cambridge for at least 10 years.
The awards are presented during our national conference, Cambridge Ignite, and to further honor their spirit, Cambridge makes a $1,000 donation to a qualified charity of each recipient’s choice. Given their dedication to their clients, Cambridge, and the financial services industry as a whole, this is a well-deserved award for each honoree.
Cambridge Investment Research, Inc. (Cambridge), member FINRA/SIPC, is among the largest privately owned independent broker-dealers in the country. Over 30 years ago*, the firm led the industry with the development of hybrid service models to support freedom of choice as well as open architecture fee and commission platforms. Today Cambridge supports approximately 2,700 independent financial professionals nationwide who serve their clients as registered representatives and investment adviser representatives, choosing to use either Cambridge’s firm Registered Investment Advisor or their own.
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