Cetera’s Jeannie Finkel Recognized as Honoree in Ragan’s Top Women in HR Awards01/15/2021


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Cetera’s Chief Human Resources Officer, Jeannie Finkel, has been named as an honoree for Ragan’s 2020 Top Women in HR Awards in the Leadership category. Finkel joins a powerful list of women who are leading the charge in human resources and ensuring that quality, productivity and morale are at their highest.

Finkel was nominated by her team at Cetera for her incredible contributions since joining the firm two years ago. In 2019, she led a 26-person HR team (hiring many of them), upgraded recruiting and filled more than 400 full-time and 180 part-time positions, including key executives. She championed paid time off for volunteerism, introduced goals-based on a pay-for-performance system, training over 1,000 team members and managers.

Additionally, when COVID-19 struck, Finkel co-led the Pandemic Business Continuity Plan for crisis management and risk mitigation, enacting an employee work-from-home policy; she is now planning the return-to-office strategy. In her spare time, she serves on the national board of a nonprofit dedicated to the advancement of people of color.

Cetera’s CEO, Adam Antoniades, said, “Our team is thrilled to congratulate Jeannie on this well-deserved recognition. From her very first day at Cetera, she has lived into her passion of making a difference in people's lives. She has had an incredible impact on the employees and talent we have at Cetera and contributed tremendously to our growth as a firm.”

Ragan's honorees are comprised of exceptional female professionals who are leading the charge when it comes to performance management, diversity and inclusion, organizational development, talent recruitment and retention, training and development, corporate leadership and more. For more information and the full list, visit: Ragan’s 2020 Top Women in HR Awards.

About Cetera Financial Group®

Cetera Financial Group (Cetera) is a leading financial advice firm. It empowers the delivery of an Advice-Centric Experience® to individuals, families and businesses across the country through independent financial advisors as well as trusted tax professionals and banks and credit unions. It’s headquartered at 200 N. Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 1200 El Segundo, CA 90245-5670.

Comprehensive services include: wealth management solutions, retirement plan solutions, advisory services, practice management support, innovative technology, marketing guidance, regulatory support, and market research.

"Cetera Financial Group" refers to the network of independent retail firms encompassing, among others, Cetera Advisors LLC, Cetera Advisor Networks LLC, Cetera Investment Services LLC (marketed as Cetera Financial Institutions or Cetera Investors), Cetera Financial Specialists LLC, and First Allied Securities, Inc. All firms are members FINRA / SIPC.

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