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Commonwealth Financial Network® Congratulates Honorees on NAPA’s 2015 Top Women Advisors List

WALTHAM, MA (October 22, 2015)—Commonwealth Financial Network®, the nation’s largest privately held independent broker/dealer–RIA, congratulates 10 affiliated advisors on being named to the National Association of Plan Advisors (NAPA) Top Women Advisors list for 2015.

The Top Women Advisors list is the latest list issued by NAPA to recognize the growing number of women who are making significant contributions to the retirement plan industry. Advisors were nominated by NAPA firm partners and their peers and completed an application process. Honorees were selected by a panel of judges based on their individual experience, contributions, and business composition. List makers were honored in four separate categories: All-Stars, Captains, MVPs, and Rising Stars.*

The 10 Commonwealth–affiliated advisors (representing eight offices) named to this list are:

All–Stars:
  • Jill Donnelly, QPA, QKA, CPC, ERPA, ChFC®, AIF®, Boulay Donnelly & Supovitz Consulting Group, Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Valerie Leonard, AIF®, Grinkmeyer Leonard Financial, Birmingham, Alabama
  • JoanAnn Natola, AIF®, Element Financial Group, New York, New York
  • Marcy Supovitz, AIF®, CPC, QPA, QKA, ChFC®, CLU®, FLMI, Boulay Donnelly & Supovitz Consulting Group, Worcester, Massachusetts
Captains:
  • Stephanie Gallegos, Axial Benefits Group, Burlington, Massachusetts
MVPs:
  • Jamie Kertis, AIF®, QKA, Grinkmeyer Leonard Financial, Birmingham, Alabama
  • Tammy Tetzlaff, QPA, QKA, Trinity Planning Group, Overland Park, Kansas
  • Renee White, CRPS®, Ernst Financial Group, East Longmeadow, Massachusetts
Rising Stars:
  • Emily Getchell, AIF®, Norton Financial Services, Cumberland Foreside, Maine
  • Amber Kendrick, CRPS®, CIG Retirement Plan Consulting, Glastonbury, Connecticut

“It is with great pride that I congratulate each of our 10 remarkable advisors on being named to this list,” said Paul Mahan, senior vice president, retirement consulting services, at Commonwealth. “Each of these women exemplifies a superior spirit, promise, and expertise in supporting employers and working Americans, and possesses the drive to directly and positively impact their clients’ future. Commonwealth and its dedicated Retirement Consulting Services team will continue to provide the support these successful women and their evolving practices need.”

*As defined by NAPA:
All–Stars: Top producers who have their own books
Captains: All–Stars who are principals, owners, or team captains of their organizations
MVPs: Outstanding players who are part of a team
Rising Stars: Advisors with less than five years’ experience with retirement plans (some have been working with plans longer, but not as advisors)

About Commonwealth Financial Network
Founded in 1979, Commonwealth Financial Network, member FINRA/SIPC, is the nation’s largest privately held independent broker/dealer–RIA, with headquarters in Waltham, Massachusetts, and San Diego, California. The firm supports approximately 1,600 independent advisors nationwide in serving their clients as registered representatives, investment adviser representatives, and registered investment advisers, as well as through hybrid service models. For more information, please visit www.commonwealth.com.

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