McLean, VA (PRWEB) March 7, 2008
Brenda Blisk, CFP®, founder and CEO of The Blisk Financial Group, has been selected as a guest columnist by the Washington Business Journal. Blisk's column, "Inspired Investing," will run throughout the year in the Journal on subjects ranging from Green Investing to tips for "Sandwich Generation Boomers." She is one of 12 guest columnists selected for 2008.
A 22-year veteran of the financial services industry, Blisk founded The Blisk Financial Group in 1987 and in 1997 became an Investor Advisor Representative of Legacy Advisors, LLC, (now Spire Wealth Management, LLC). Wealth Manager Magazine has ranked the firm as one of its top financial advisory firms four consecutive years from 2004 through 2007.Blisk and her team manage $250 million in assets with clients in 20 states.
In June 2007, Barron's Magazine named Blisk to its list of Top 100 Women Financial Advisors. Barron's began ranking women advisors for the first time in 2006. The rankings are based on the size of each advisor's practice and the caliber of service she and her team provide.
In November 2007, Blisk shared advice on client service at The Winner's Circle® Summit in Palm Beach. Florida. The Winners Circle® recognizes financial advisors who represent the highest ethical behavior, professionalism and success in the industry. The Summit is a by-invitation-only event for the top 500 Female Financial Advisors in the country. The event was hosted by Barron's magazine and R.J. Shook, author of "The Winner's Circle" books rating America's top financial advisors.
Client Service Awards
Blisk was also named the first recipient of the Charlie Eisenmann Client-First Service Award by Dunham & Associates Investment Counsel, Inc. She received the national award at the Dunham Institute Wealth Management Symposium on May 4, 2007, in Del Mar, California. The award recognizes her for exceptional client service as acknowledged by industry peers and clients.
Blisk has the distinction of being a past Dalbar Customer Service Award Honoree. In 1999, Dalbar, Inc., the nation's leading financial services market research and consulting firm, ranked the Blisk Financial Group in the top 2% in the country in three areas: Client Satisfaction, Client Performance and Professional Ethics. These awards are based on Dalbar's systematic testing of customer service.
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Virginia Business Magazine named Blisk one of the Top 50 Wealth Advisors in Virginia and the #2 Retail Investment Advisor in the state. The list, identified by Shook, appeared in Virginia Business Magazine's August 2007 issue.
Blisk provides independent financial advice and asset management to executives, retirees, women and their families and business owners. Her services include retirement planning, investment management, distribution planning and long-term care and special needs planning. To read more about Blisk's awards, visit her Website, http://www.bliskgroup.com.