NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Avondale Partners today announced that Steven Glasgow has been named one of only five finalists from across the nation for the 2013 PLANSPONSOR Retirement Plan Advisor of the Year Award.
This recognition follows Glasgow's recent ranking among the nation's "Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers" for 2013 by PLANADVISER magazine, which created the pool of more than 400 nominations and approximately 175 resulting entries from which the Retirement Plan Advisor of the Year Award winners are ultimately selected.
Nominations are solicited online from retirement plan advisers, their employers and/or broker/dealers, and plan sponsors, as well as from working partners of these advisers. The finalists were selected by an expert panel of judges, including past winners of the awards and editorial staff.
Waymon Tipton, Managing Director and Head of Wealth Management at Avondale Partners said this announcement is a salute to Glasgow and to the firm. "This honor as one of the top five Retirement Plan Advisors in the nation is testament to Steve's talent and further indication of the national-caliber resources that Avondale Partners provides. We are proud of this recognition for Steve and look forward to introducing his approach to more businesses in this area."Glasgow is a Senior Vice President and Financial Advisor with Avondale Partners' Wealth & Asset Management group. He has 20 plus years of experience working with individual and institutional investors, concentrating in the areas of defined contribution plans, defined benefit plans, endowments and foundations. He is a frequent speaker at defined contribution professional conferences. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) designee. He is also a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh Katz School of Business Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF) program and holds the Plan Sponsor Retirement Professional (PRP) designation from the Plan Sponsor Institute. PLANSPONSOR is the nation's leading authority on retirement and benefits programs and is dedicated solely to helping employers navigate the complex world of retirement plan design and strategy on behalf of employees. Based in Nashville, Tenn., Avondale Partners is an independent firm specializing in capital markets, investment banking, and wealth and asset management. Avondale takes a boutique approach to its business, focusing on selected industries and proficiencies. Founded in 2001, the firm is entirely employee-owned and operates six offices across the U.S. Learn more at www.avondalepartnersllc.com. SOURCE Avondale Partners