Cetera Branch Community Advisors Earn Two Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Awards09/08/2021


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ThinkAdvisor and InvestmentNews recognize Marcus Rather and Fanci Worthington

Marcus Rather and Fanci Worthington – financial professionals with Cetera’s branch community – recently earned diversity, equity and inclusion awards from industry publications InvestmentNews and ThinkAdvisor, respectively.

Marcus Rather is an investment adviser representative at a Cetera branch in Richmond, VA. He was recognized by InvestmentNews as a Rising Star as part of its Excellence in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Awards. Rising Stars are in the early stages of his or her career, but show exceptional promise in what they have already contributed to the success and diversity of the profession. Marcus says that persistence has created opportunities that helped him grow a successful advisory practice. Click here to learn more about Marcus and his story.

Fanci Worthington manages a Cetera branch in Charlotte, NC and earned a LUMINARIES recognition from ThinkAdvisor for her diversity and inclusion work. The ThinkAdvisor LUMINARIES awards recognize top-performing industry participants who are producing meaningful results in areas that matter most to advisors. Members of the Class of 2021 LUMINARIES were selected by a distinguished and diverse panel of judges from across the advice industry, as well by the ThinkAdvisor editorial team. Click here to learn more.

“We are extremely proud of Marcus and Fanci for their dedication to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion,” said LeAnn Rummel, head of the Cetera branch community. “This well-deserved recognition speaks to their integrity and character and underscores their passion for the financial services industry and advice profession.”

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Individuals affiliated with Cetera firms are either Registered Representatives who offer only brokerage services and receive transaction-based compensation (commissions), Investment Adviser Representatives who offer only investment advisory services and receive fees based on assets, or both Registered Representatives and Investment Adviser Representatives, who can offer both types of services.

The Excellence in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Awards recognize honorees each year who have demonstrated great leadership in advancing the diversity and inclusion cause in the financial advice industry. The Investment News staff and an advisory board of industry experts scoured hundreds of nominations to select these honorees to be profiled for their efforts toward making the financial advice industry more equitable and inclusive. Listing in this publication and/or award is not a guarantee of future investment success. This recognition should not be construed as an endorsement of the advisor by any client.

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