Providing Barron’s magazine subscriptions to graduate students at her alma mater is one way Rita Fiumara, a retirement plan specialist at UBS, hopes to help improve financial literacy in the U.S.
Winfred Boyce Jr. doesn’t consider himself a history buff or an aviation fanatic, but his interest in working with the Tuskegee Airmen’s Atlanta Chapter runs deep and reflects his commitment to giving back.
The founder and president of the firm says giving back to the community is something he learned at home—and from an early age.
A 150 mile bike ride for charity? No problem for the MCF.
From the moment Ken Catanella, managing director at the Catanella Institutional Consulting Team of UBS, came across a Little League Challenger Division game, he knew it was something he wanted to get involved in.
The Boys & Girls Club of Milford is especially close to his heart.
Stephanie Hunt at Atlanta Retirement Partners is closely involved with the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia; she particularly enjoys donating her time to the Food 2 Kids program.
Two causes that are close to Renee Scherzer’s heart are helping with animal rescues and supporting children in crisis—though her giving efforts expand into many other areas.
It’s no surprise that a charity fitness challenge involving cycling—and a great cause—quickly built momentum among advisers.
It was originally supposed to be a one-time thing, but at this point, Lanser has spent more than 17 years volunteering at St. Ben’s Community Meal program.
During and after his daughter’s career as an elite speed skater, Bruce Lanser at UBS has been volunteering his time to help the niche sport continue to thrive in the Milwaukee area. He also finds time to serve on the board of Junior Achievement.
Soraya Morris is a lead trainer at Envestnet | MoneyGuide. She formerly worked for a fee-only registered investment adviser and says mentorship is a huge part of her past and future in this industry.
Among other efforts, the firm dedicates significant time and resources to causes that fight hunger and support financial literacy among girls and young women in Indiana.
The plight of rural community health care systems is a personal matter for the community in Albert Lea, Minnesota, and for Brad Arends at intellicents.
Celebrating the good works of advisers who give back to their communities.
Some people are called to give back and invest in their local communities, while others are compelled to go farther afield.
Investing in the local community has been an important part of the firm’s identity from its founding in 1992, and it makes sure to involve its staff members’ spouses and families to make its giving even more meaningful.
As the firm’s founder, David Griffin, explains, retirement plan advisers have a particular skillset that can be very useful in coordinating giving efforts during these unprecedented times.
One charity program Pensionmark supports is Partners in Education, which pairs young people with mentors from the business community to help them prepare for internships and first jobs.