Commonwealth Financial Network® Congratulates Honorees on NAPA’s 2016 Top Women Advisors List

WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Commonwealth Financial Network®, the nation’s largest
privately held independent broker/dealer–RIA, congratulates five
affiliated advisors on being named to the National Association of
Plan Advisors (NAPA) Top Women Advisors list for 2016.

The five Commonwealth-affiliated advisors (representing four offices)
named to this list are:

Captains:

  • Janel Cross, AIF®, Align Financial Services Group,
    Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • Stacey Hyde, CPA, CFA®, CFP®, Independent Wealth
    Management, LLC, Memphis, Tennessee
  • Marcy Supovitz, AIF®, CPC, QPA, QKA, ChFC®, CLU®,
    FLMI, Boulay Donnelly & Supovitz Consulting Group, Worcester,
    Massachusetts

All-Stars:

  • Jill Donnelly, QPA, QKA, CPC, ERPA, ChFC®, AIF®,
    Boulay Donnelly & Supovitz Consulting Group, Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Amber Kendrick, CRPS®, C.I.G. Retirement Plan Consulting,
    Glastonbury, Connecticut

“I extend my sincere congratulations to each of our advisors named to
this list,” said Wayne Bloom, CEO of Commonwealth. “The dedication and
aptitude in supporting employers and working Americans have earned each
of these women this unique distinction, and their drive to do right by
their clients ensures their continued success in the retirement plan
industry. Commonwealth’s Retirement Consulting Services team remains
dedicated to providing these successful advisors with one-on-one support
from our in-house experts who provide guidance on every aspect of the
retirement plan process.”

The Top
Women Advisors list
(1) was created 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.
Approximately 500 nominations were received, and more than 1,500 votes
were cast in support of these individuals. Honorees were selected by a
panel of judges based on their individual experience, contributions, and
business composition. List makers were honored in three separate
categories: All-Stars, Captains, and Rising Stars.(2)

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
more than 1,650 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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(1) Not indicative of the investment advisor’s
future performance. Your experience may vary.

(2)
As defined by NAPA. All-Stars: top producers who have their own
practices; 262 women advisors were considered for the All-Stars level,
and 50 (19 percent of candidates) were named to the 2016 Top Women
Advisors list. Captains: All-Stars who happen to be principals, owners,
or team captains of their organizations; 176 women advisors were
considered for Captains level, and 50 (28 percent of candidates) were
named to the 2016 Top Women Advisors list. Rising Stars: top producers
who have less than five years’ experience with retirement plans as a
financial advisor (some have been working with plans longer but not as a
financial advisor); 34 women advisors were considered for the Rising
Stars level, and 10 (30 percent of candidates) were named to the 2016
Top Women Advisors list.

Contacts

Commonwealth Financial Network
Jacquelyn Marchand 781-736-7980,
x9584
Senior Manager, Media Relations
jmarchand@commonwealth.com
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