FAIRFIELD, IA – September 13, 2022 — Cambridge is pleased to announce that CEO Amy Webber was named CEO of the Year in the Broker-Dealers (1,000 Advisors or More) category at WealthManagement.com’s 2022 Industry Awards ceremony, which was held in New York City on September 8. This year, 105 awards were presented to 84 companies and executives from a pool of 225 finalists. In June, Webber was named a finalist in the CEO of the Year category.
“I am extremely honored to receive this recognition. While organizations need strong leadership, behind every successful group is a strong culture, dedicated team of people, and a passion for service,” Webber said. “I’ve had the opportunity to work with many talented and dedicated people, and learn from amazing mentors like Eric Schwartz. I love being part of this industry and helping others achieve success and fulfillment in their independent journeys. As I like to say, ‘We are stronger when united.’”
The WealthManagement.com Industry Awards (“Wealthies”) is an annual program started in 2014 that recognizes companies, individuals, and organizations that make a tangible difference in the daily activities of financial professionals. Now in its 8th year, the awards program received nearly 1,000 entries from more than 350 companies this year, the largest number of submissions received in its history. Nominations were narrowed down to 225 finalists, and winners were selected by a panel of 14 independent judges from around the industry. Cambridge was named a finalist in four categories in June. To view the complete list of 2022 Wealthies winners, click here.
Webber became the CEO at Cambridge in 2017, succeeding Founder Eric Schwartz who serves as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors. Since assuming the role, Webber has helped Cambridge become one of the most respected, innovative, and fastest growing financial solutions firms in the industry — the firm’s total revenue has climbed from $811 million in 2017 to $1.37 billion at year-end 20212. In addition to serving as the firm’s CEO, Webber has made a considerable impact on issues impacting the financial services industry through her work in several areas:
FINRA Board of Governors (2017-2021)
Financial Services Institute (FSI) Board of Directors (served from 2014-2017 and was re-elected to the Board in 2022)
Host of the Cambridge Stronger podcast, where she interviews independent financial professionals and discusses industry trends
Sponsor on various industry advisory councils
Public speaking engagements addressing key topics impacting the industry
Indian Hills Community College Board of Trustees
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.
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1WealthManagement.com, Wealthies Awards, 2022. Winners are based on nominations from industry peers. To learn about the award nomination and selection process, visit https://www.wealthmanagement.com/industry/wealthmanagementcom-announces-2022-wealthies-finalists
2Total revenue as of December 31, 2021
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Securities offered through Cambridge Investment Research, Inc., a broker-dealer, member FINRA/SIPC, and investment advisory services offered through Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, Inc., a Registered Investment Adviser. Both are wholly-owned subsidiaries of Cambridge Investment Group, Inc.