CLEVELAND, OHIO – (FEBRUARY 2023) – Planned Financial Services (PFS) President and Founder, Frank Fantozzi, CPA, MST, PFS, CDFA, AIF®, CEPA, announces his inclusion in LPL’s Executive Council, LPL’s top advisory level. This elite award is presented to less than .5% of the firm’s more than 21,000 financial advisors nationwide*.
“This is an impressive achievement that Frank has earned as a top advisor and showcases his dedication to his clients,” said Angela Xavier, LPL executive vice president, Independent Advisor Services.
“I am honored to be included as a member of the Executive Council and grateful for the opportunities it provides to our Planned Financial Services team. It allows me to share insights and best practices with my industry-leading peers, which benefits our team and our clients,” Fantozzi said.
Fantozzi is a financial advisor affiliated with LPL Financial, a leading** retail investment advisory firm, independent broker-dealer, and registered investment advisor (RIA) custodian, providing resources, tools and technology that support independent advisors in their profession to enrich their clients’ financial lives.
He and his team at Planned Financial Services strive to help simplify the complex needs of business owners and high-net-worth families to help them achieve what matters most to them. For more than 28 years, the firm’s experienced team members have helped families and business owners work toward pursuing their individually defined Return on Life® in the key areas of wealth accumulation and protection, investment management, business exit planning, executive compensation, estate conservation, charitable giving, retirement and employee benefits, among others.
About Planned Financial Services
Planned Financial Services is an Ohio-based, independent financial planning and wealth management firm located in Cleveland, Ohio that focuses on high-net-worth business owners. The firm has had a strong presence in Northeast Ohio since 1994, advises clients in over 25 states, and employs ten team members. Additionally, the firm provides individuals, families, and businesses access to a full suite of financial, advisory, investment, Complete Family Office (CFO)SM and Personal CFOTM services to help improve their Return on Life® through proactive financial and investment advice that is relevant and actionable.
This approach combines insightful analysis with personalized financial strategies and investment advice. For additional information about PFS, please visit PlannedFinancial.com. In addition, 401(k) Prosperity®, the corporate retirement planning and institutional investment management division of Planned Financial Services, focuses on best-in-class retirement plan fiduciary and investment oversight. To learn more, please visit 401kProsperity.com.
About LPL Financial
LPL Financial (Nasdaq: LPLA) was founded on the principle that the firm should work for the advisor, and not the other way around. Today, LPL is a leader in the markets they serve**, supporting more than 21,000 financial advisors, including advisors at approximately 1,100 institution-based investment programs and at approximately 500 registered investment advisor ("RIA") firms nationwide. They are committed to the advisor-centered model and the belief that Americans deserve access to personalized guidance from a financial advisor. At LPL Financial, independence means that advisors have the freedom they deserve to choose the business model, services, and technology resources that allow them to run their perfect practice. Advisors have the freedom to manage their client relationships because they know their clients best. LPL Financial focuses on caring for their advisors, so advisors can take care of their clients.
*Achievement is based on annual production among LPL Advisors only.
**Top RIA custodian (Cerulli Associates, 2020 U.S. RIA Marketplace Report). No. 1 Independent Broker-Dealer in the U.S. (Based on total revenues, Financial Planning magazine 1996-2022). Among third-party providers of brokerage services to banks and credit unions, No. 1 in AUM Growth from Financial Institutions; No. 1 in Market Share of AUM from Financial Institutions; No. 1 in Market Share of Revenue from Financial Institutions; No. 1 on Financial Institution Market Share; No. 1 on Share of Advisors (2021-2022 Kehrer Bielan Research & Consulting Annual TPM Report). Fortune 500 as of June 2021.
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Investment advice offered through Planned Financial Services, a Registered Investment Advisor.
Financial Planning offered through Planned Financial Services, a Registered Investment Advisor.