FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 31, 2017
Independent Financial Group Supports Local Charities with $60,000 in Donations
San Diego, CA – Independent Financial Group, LLC (IFG) announced today their $60,000 commitment to the following organizations: The Challenged Athletes Foundation, The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, The Junior Blind of America, and The Mitchell Thorp Foundation. IFG will also match all of their representatives’ combined contributions and award each charity an equal $15,000.
“When we started the company, we always knew that when financially possible, giving back to the community would be an essential part of our business plan and our company culture ”, explains Scott Heising, IFG’s Founder and Managing Director. He continues, “As a result of our commitment to this philosophy, we have awarded over $500,000 in contributions over the past 11 years.”
About IFG’s Charities
The Challenged Athletes Foundation provides opportunities and support to people with physical disabilities so they can pursue active lifestyles and have the same freedom to enjoy sports as everyone else. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s mission is to provide all people with the disease the opportunity to lead full, productive lives by funding research, drug development, and access to high-quality, specialized care. The Junior Blind of America offers a full range of essential services that meet the needs of visually impaired people of all ages. Founded in memory of their son Mitchell, Brad and Beth Thorp formed the Mitchell Thorp Foundation with the goal of supporting families whose children suffer from life-threatening illnesses, diseases and disorders.
About Independent Financial Group, America’s Finest Broker-Dealer®
IFG serves the needs of independent financial advisors nationwide. Renowned for their first-class customer service, the company specializes in individual wealth management and institutional retirement plan solutions for their financial advisors. IFG’s corporate office now supports more than 600 independent registered representatives across the country. IFG has been named locally by the San Diego Business Journal as one of San Diego’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for the 10th consecutive year and won acclaim in 2006 with their #1 rank on the list. The company has also achieved Inc. Magazine’s Honor Roll status for multiple consecutive mentions on their annual Inc.500|5000 list. Their notable success has been recognized in numerous financial services industry publications. In 2017, IFG scored the #1 ranking in Wealth Management Magazine’s Independent Broker-Dealer Report Card for Overall Broker-Dealer Satisfaction; as rated nationwide by their affiliated financial advisors in multiple categories. Additionally, the firm was awarded 2nd place Broker-Dealer of the Year by Investment Advisor Magazine in 2016 and 2017. For more information on the firm, and its charitable philosophy, visit www.ifgsd.com.