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Cambridge’s Jeff Vivacqua Named CMO of the Year by

Vivacqua was a finalist in the Broker-Dealers (All) category

FAIRFIELD, IA – September 13, 2022 — Cambridge is pleased to announce that Jeff Vivacqua was named Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of the Year in the Broker-Dealers (All) category at’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. Vivacqua, who was recently promoted to his new role of President – Growth and Development, was named a finalist in the CMO of the Year category in June.

“It is a privilege to be selected for this award among some outstanding finalists,” Vivacqua said. “The team hosted an incredible event. I am pleased to work with an outstanding group of people and serve financial professionals who are so committed to their clients.”

Now in its 8th year, the (‘Wealthies”) awards program received nearly 1,000 entries from more than 350 companies this year, the largest number of submissions received in its history. The program started in 2014 to honor companies, individuals, and organizations that make a tangible difference in the daily activities of financial professionals. 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.

With over 27 years of experience in the financial services industry, Vivacqua now serves on the CEO Office Team as President, Growth and Development after spending many years as the firm’s CMO where he had an active role in the firm’s growth, and in managing strategic opportunities for Cambridge that affect independent financial professionals. His focus is now on building strategic opportunities centered on organic growth, acquisitions, recruiting, and relationship management, while enhancing and expanding the digital resources financial professionals need.

Vivacqua has oversight of Cambridge’s Marketing, Consulting Services, Investments and Insurance, Business Strategy, Business Development, and Corporate Strategy teams, and has been a member of the Board of Directors for the Invest in Others Charitable Foundation (IiO) since 2016, currently serving as vice-chair.

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.

About, an Informa business, provides everything wealth professionals need to know to stay knowledgeable about the industry, build stronger relationships, improve their practice, and grow their business. Named 2021 Neal Award Winner as Best Media Brand for Overall Editorial Excellence, offers financial services organizations a broad array of marketing services designed to help them influence the industry’s leading audience of wealth management professionals.

Contact: Jeff Wulf, Senior Vice President, Cambridge: or 800-777-6080, Wealthies Awards, 2022. Winners are based on nominations from industry peers. To learn about the award nomination and selection process, visit

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.

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