Savant Capital Management, a nationally recognized, fee-only wealth management firm headquartered in Rockford, IL, with an additional location in McLean, is excited to announce that Financial Advisor Cal Brown has received the 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Financial Planning Association (FPA) of the National Capital Area Chapter. He was presented with the award during the organization’s 2020 Winter Educational Symposium on Jan. 24 at Tysons Marriott, Tysons Corner.
The chapter’s Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes a financial planner who has been a member of FPA for 10 years or more, has been recognized for service to the organization or profession, and is involved in local or national organizations such as the CFP Board or the College of Financial Planning.
Brown is a financial advisor with Savant, a member of the firm’s Advisory Team and Investment Committee and is responsible for managing all aspects of the financial planning and investment process for Savant’s clients. He has worked in the financial services industry since 1984, and is the author of the book, When Life Strikes: Weathering Financial Storms. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and currently an adjunct professor in the MST program at American University, teaching the estate planning course.
“I am honored by this recognition and to be included with some of the finest individuals in the industry,” said Brown. “I look forward to continuing to provide our services to clients to help them achieve their goals as well.”
Brown also has been previously recognized by The Washingtonian and Northern Virginia magazines as one of the top financial planners in the greater Washington, D.C. metro area. Three of his professional articles have been published in the Journal of Financial Planning, and he has written articles appearing in Bloomberg Wealth Manager and Financial Planning magazines.
The FPA of the National Capital Area is the preeminent organization for financial planning professionals in the Washington D.C., region. Its members serve thousands of people in the District of Columbia, suburban Maryland, and northern Virginia, and are committed to the highest standards of professional competence, ethical conduct and clear, complete disclosure to those they serve.
About Savant Capital Management
Savant Capital Management is a leading independent, nationally recognized, fee-only firm serving clients for 30 years with more than $8.5 billion in assets under management. As a trusted advisor, Savant Capital Management offers investment management, financial planning, retirement plan and family office services to financially established individuals and institutions. Savant also offers corporate accounting, tax preparation, payroll and consulting through its affiliate, Savant Tax & Consulting.
Savant Capital Management is a Registered Investment Advisor. Different types of investments involve varying degrees of risk. Savant’s marketing material and/or recognitions by Financial Planning Association of the National Capital Area Chapter should not be construed by a client or prospective client as a guarantee that they will experience a certain level of results if Savant Capital Management is engaged, or continues to be engaged, to provide investment advisory services nor should it be construed as a current or past endorsement of Savant Capital Management by any of it clients. Savant did not pay to participate in Financial Planning Association of the National Capital Area Chapter’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Please see Important Disclosures at savantcapital.com.
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