3-Time WealthManagement Industry Award Winner for 2020!

By Jennifer Bacarella, Sr. Vice President | Firm Development

In case you missed it, SPS Family was a THREE-TIME WINNER at the annual WealthManagement Industry Awards (“Wealthies”) this year! We are super excited and wanted to share our great news with you.

SPS Family companies were finalists in four categories for initiatives we established during the last 18 months. These initiatives included corporate social responsibility, service, and thought leadership. The fourth finalist entry was for RIA Firm Leaders: CEO of the Year. 

And the winners are….

Sigma Financial Corporation for Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives: SPS4Vets

  • We created the SPS4Vets initiative to benefit U.S. military veterans by providing pro bono financial services to those located in the Ann Arbor area. 

Parkland Securities, LLC for Service: Survival Stack

  • We created our Survival Stack online resource to provide SPS Family representatives information on COVID-19-related issues, including the CARES Act, the SECURE Act, Small Business Administration Grants and Loans, and the Financial Crisis. 

Sigma Financial Corporation for Thought Leadership: NexGen Fusion

  • We established the NextGen Fusion initiative to reach out to college students and recent graduates to increase their interest in financial services industry. We need new, young talent in our industry, especially for succession planning and new depth. We seek out the next generation advisor by providing information on the career, monetary support for certain licenses, and potential mentorships in advisor offices or the home office.

You can read WealthManagement.com’s press release mentioning Sigma Financial Corporation here: https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2020/09/11/2092518/0/en/WealthManagement-com-Announces-2020-Industry-Awards-Winners.html

We are grateful to WealthManagement and the judges for recognizing our initiatives and look forward to creating progressive programs for years to come.

If you have any questions about SPS Family, our initiatives, or our awards, please feel free to call me at 734-663-1611 or email jbacarella@bdops.com.

About SPS Family

The SPS Family consists of two broker-dealers, Sigma Financial Corporation and Parkland Securities, LLC; a Registered Investment Advisory firm, Sigma Planning Corporation; and a back office, known as BD Ops, LLC. The companies, based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, are under common ownership and led by an experienced executive team. The SPS Family prides itself on personal service to independent registered representatives and investment adviser representatives from across the United States. We consider our representatives family as we strive every day to provide them “Independence. DELIVERED.”

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