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Amy Webber Named Finalist for InvestmentNews CEO of the Year Award

Cambridge CEO recognized in inaugural InvestmentNews Awards; winners announced at live event in New York City

FAIRFIELD, IA – April 24, 2024 — Cambridge, a leading independent financial solutions firm serving more than 3,700 financial professionals across the country, congratulates CEO Amy Webber on being named a finalist for the InvestmentNews CEO of the Year award. Webber was recognized as part of the inaugural InvestmentNews Awards, which aim to spotlight firms and individuals who use their dedication and knowledge to elevate the industry as a whole. Winners will be selected by a judging panel and announced at an InvestmentNews awards ceremony on June 20 in New York City.

Entries were received from across the industry, and finalists were selected based on their overall impact on financial services. Webber is only the second CEO in Cambridge’s 40+-year history1, succeeding Founder Eric Schwartz in 2017. She joined Cambridge in 1998 as the firm’s 22nd employee, and has held leadership roles in service, marketing, operations, compliance, and sales during her tenure. In 2009, she was promoted to President, a position she held until August 2022. Webber’s career accomplishments and efforts to support financial professionals were recognized in November 2022, when she was awarded the InvestmentNews Women to Watch Lifetime Achievement2 award. Also in 2022, Webber was named’s CEO of the Year3 (Broker-Dealers, 1,000+ Advisors).

A complete list of finalists in all categories is available here.

About Cambridge

Cambridge is a financial solutions firm focused on serving independent financial professionals and their clients while preserving its internal control. Cambridge offers a broad range of choices for independent financial professionals regarding solutions for advice, growth, technology, and independence. Cambridge’s national reach includes: Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, Inc. – a large corporate RIA; and Cambridge Investment Research, Inc. – an independent broker-dealer, member FINRA/SIPC, that is among the largest internally controlled independent broker-dealers in the country. Learn more at

About InvestmentNews

InvestmentNews is a leading source for news, analysis and information essential to the financial advisory community. Since 1998, the publication has educated, informed, and engaged financial advisors across the country using its weekly newspaper, website, newsletters, research, events, social media, videos and webcasts. InvestmentNews provides exclusive and up-to-the-minute news, as well as actionable intelligence, that empowers financial advisors to serve their clients and run their businesses more effectively.

Contact: Jeff Wulf, Senior Vice President, Cambridge: or 800-777-6080

1 Cambridge and its predecessor broker-dealer

2 InvestmentNews Magazine, Women to Watch awards recognize women in the industry who have demonstrated success, leadership, ability to effect change, and a willingness to help other female financial professionals and community service. Winners are selected by an InvestmentNews selection committee. For more information on the awards, nomination requirements, and selection process, visit

3, Wealthies Awards, 2022. Finalists are chosen based on nominations from industry peers. To learn about the award nomination and selection process, visit

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