There is no greater privilege in life than to be able to give back. Our work to help families and individuals has afforded us the opportunity to, in turn, help the greater community.
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 08, 2016
Yvan Cao, AAMS, YHC Wealth Management Group, an independent firm, Securities offered through Raymond James Financial Services, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC, located at 18396 Brookhurst St., Fountain Valley, CA 92708, 714-964-2500 (is featured in a special section of the April issue of Orange Coast magazine as a 2016 Five Star Wealth Manager award winner.
Five Star Professional partnered with Orange Coast magazine to identify and showcase an exclusive group of wealth managers who have demonstrated excellence in their field.
“Our team goes beyond financial planning and investment consulting. Sure, we do that part very well. But we’ve also found that the money doesn’t mean a whole lot if you’re not happy and fulfilled. We’re committed to much more than just our clients’ financial well-being,” says Yvan.
The 2016 Five Star Wealth Manager award winners have been carefully selected for their commitment to providing quality services to their clients. The award is based on an in-depth research process incorporating peer and firm feedback with objective criteria such as client retention rates, client assets administered, industry experience, and regulatory and complaint history.
“We recognize our clients have no shortage of options when it comes to picking a wealth management team. Our team is humbled that they have chosen to work with us. We don’t take that responsibility lightly. Thank you for your trust and confidence in us,” says Yvan. “There is no greater privilege in life than to be able to give back. Our work to help families and individuals has afforded us the opportunity to, in turn, help the greater community.”
“It is a privilege to present exceptional wealth managers with the Five Star award each year. These select wealth managers have worked hard to get where they are with a deep knowledge of their industry and care for their clients,” states Lynn Hargreaves, VP, Research and Services Operations, Five Star Professional.
The Five Star Wealth Manager award, administered by Crescendo Business Services, LLC (dba Five Star Professional), is based on 10 objective criteria: 1. Credentialed as a registered investment adviser or a registered investment adviser representative; 2. Active as a credentialed professional in the financial services industry for a minimum of five years; 3. Favorable regulatory and complaint history review (unfavorable feedback may have been discovered through a check of complaints registered with a regulatory authority or complaints registered through Five Star Professional’s consumer complaint process*); 4. Fulfilled their firm review based on internal standards; 5. Accepting new clients; 6. One-year client retention rate; 7. Five-year client retention rate; 8. Non-institutional discretionary and/or non-discretionary client assets administered; 9. Number of client households served; 10. Education and professional designations.
Wealth managers do not pay a fee to be considered or awarded. Once awarded, wealth managers may purchase additional profile ad space or promotional products. The award methodology does not evaluate the quality of services provided and is not indicative of the winner’s future performance. 1,383 Orange County wealth managers were considered for the award; 312 (23 percent of candidates) were named 2016 Five Star Wealth Managers.
*To qualify as having a favorable regulatory and complaint history, the person cannot have: 1. been subject to a regulatory action that resulted in a suspended or revoked license, or payment of a fine, 2. had more than three customer complaints filed against them (settled or pending) with any regulatory authority or Five Star Professional’s consumer complaint process, 3. individually contributed to a financial settlement of a customer complaint filed with a regulatory authority, 4. filed for bankruptcy, or 5. been convicted of a felony.
For research methodology information, visit http://www.fivestarprofessional.com.