WomenCertified Inc., home of the Women’s Choice Award identifies Financial Advisors and Firms based on rigorous research focused on 17 points of objective criteria, in addition to references of validation from the advisor’s peers and/or superiors. As such, it is an honor to announce that John Galego has earned the Women’s Choice Award, demonstrating a strong commitment to providing exemplary services for female clientele.
The Women’s Choice Award is the only recognition program, identifying well-qualified advisors and firms who understand and appreciate the importance of women’s financial power in today’s economy by providing the necessary services and experiences to assist her through the life stages. Achieving this award reaffirms the commitment John Galego has to extraordinary service in addressing the financial needs of women and their families.
“It has been a privilege to partner with so many exceptional women over the past 19 years. Through shared trust and collaboration, we help our clients gain greater control and confidence over their financial lives and build lasting relationships in the process.”
WomenCertified, originator of the Women’s Choice Award, was created by Delia Passi, the leading advocate for female consumers and former group publisher of Working Woman and Working Mother magazines. Delia has created the Women’s Choice Award for Financial Advisors in an effort to help women identify those advisors who are committed to providing quality service, and cutting their time in half when searching for the right financial advisor to cater to their financial needs. The award allows this elite group of advisors to showcase their commitment to the women’s market, while giving potential clients a starting point for entrusting their finances to an advisor.
Women influence an emormous amount of wealth around the globe. Recent studies indicate the following in regard to women and their finances:
- $20 Trillion (27%) of the world’s total wealth is controlled by women. **
- In the US alone, women exercise decision making control over $11.2 trillion; that is 39% of the nation’s estimated $28.6 trillion of investable assets. **
- 75% of female wealth creators describe themselves as primary decision makers. **
- Women consumers make the final decision for buying 91% of home purchases, 65% of the new cars, 80% of health care choices, and 66% of computers. ***
As the financial industry wakes up to the fact that a great majority of the female population are seeking advisors they can trust and greatly value financial security, WomenCertified Inc. has created the solution. This powerful, national initiative distinguishes advisors who support female consumers in their quest for financial education.
ABOUT ATLAS WEALTH STRATEGIES
John Galego has dedicated himself as a financial advocate on behalf of his clients since 2002. He founded Atlas Wealth Strategies, an independent financial services firm, to help empower clients to make educated decisions about their futures. He has particular expertise working with women on financial planning and investing, and frequently writes and speaks on financial topics for women.
Securities offered through LPL Financial member FINRA/SIPC. Investment advice offered through Private Advisor Group, a registered investment advisor. Private Advisor Group and Atlas Wealth Strategies are separate entities from LPL Financial.
ABOUT WOMEN’S CHOICE AWARD
The Women’s Choice Award Financial Advisor Program is based on 17 objective criteria associated with providing quality service to women clients such as credentials, experience and a favorable regulatory history, among other factors. Financial advisors do not pay a fee to be considered or placed on the final list of Women’s Choice Award® Financial Advisors, though they may have paid a fee to participate in the Women’s Choice Award Financial Advisor Marketing Program. WomenCertified Inc., home to the Women’s Choice Award, awards businesses, brands and services based on high recommendation ratings by female consumers. The Women’s Choice Award represents the collective voice of women so they can help each other identify businesses that deserve their loyalty and referrals. To learn more, visit www.womenschoiceaward.com.
**Source: Harnessing the Power of the Purse, by the Center for Talent Innovation 2014