Rockford, IL (November 16, 2015) Savant Capital Management, a nationally recognized fee-only wealth management firm headquartered in Rockford, was selected to receive the 2015 Best-in-Business IMPACT Award™, part of Schwab’s annual IMPACT Awards® program which recognizes excellence in the business of independent financial advice. The award includes a $15,000 donation to a charity designated by the firm.
Savant will be matching the donation, dollar-for-dollar, for a total of $30,000 to be contributed back to designated non-profits, starting in January 2016. In conjunction with Savant’s 30th anniversary next year, the firm will be donating $2,500 each month to a list of pre-selected non-profits.
Discovery Center Museum of Rockford will be the first of twelve non-profits to receive a donation from Savant. The mission of Discovery Center is to create opportunities for joyful learning and discovery through hands-on experiences in the sciences and arts. The museum is leading the way through new learning opportunities that focus on science, technology, engineering, arts and math. In 2014, the museum served over 230,000 children and families who experienced the museum or engaged in one of their outreach programs.
“We are very humbled to have received the Best-in-Business IMPACT Award™,” said Brent Brodeski, CEO of Savant. “Our continued success is a direct result of our ability to build ideal futures for our clients, our team, and the communities we serve. We have so much to be thankful for from the nearly 30 years we have been in business and we are excited to be able to give back to the community in a big way.”
Now in its 10th year, Schwab IMPACT Awards® have recognized select independent registered investment advisor firms for their standout performance. They honor firms that have advanced the industry and have achieved success through exemplary business practices.
The Best-in-Business IMPACT Award™ recognizes an independent investment advisory firm with a track record of growth and excellence, as well as best-in-class technology solutions that have helped it expand market reach, responsiveness, and operational efficiencies.
Savant has consistently received other industry recognitions such as being named a top RIA firm by Financial Planning magazine, Financial Advisor magazine, InvestmentNews and being recognized by Barron’s magazine as a top advisor in the United States.
Savant Capital Management and its employees are independent of and are not employees or agents of Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. (“Schwab”). Schwab does not prepare, verify or endorse information distributed by Savant Capital Management. The Best-in-Business IMPACT Award™ is not an endorsement, testimonial endorsement, recommendation or referral to Savant Capital Management with respect to its investment advisory and other services.