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(December 10, 2018) Fogelsville, PA – Michael J. Fischer, CLU, ChFC, CASL, President & CEO of Client 1st Financial, LLC of Fogelsville, PA announced the 2018 recipients of the Client 1st Foundation’s grants. As in years past, the recipients were nominated by clients and friends of the firm.
Fischer explained that with the awarding of this year’s grants, the Foundation has moved to new focus – helping to feed the hungry of the Lehigh Valley. He commented that, “As the Foundation’s resources grow, we will do all we can to impact the fight against hunger in the communities in which we live and work.” Fischer also invited others to join him in the cause and hinted at some big news to come regarding the Foundation.
This year’s recipients are: New Bethany Ministries of Bethlehem, Community Outreach Benefit of Coopersburg, Bill Sugra Memorial Fund of Allentown, Family Promise of Carbon County, Hope and Coffee of Tamaqua, Allentown Rescue Mission, The Potato Project of Hamburg, The Lehigh County Humane Society and Second Harvest of Lehigh Valley and Northeastern, PA.
The Foundation seeks to support communities throughout the Lehigh Valley in the fight to eradicate hunger. The foundation is structured as a donor advised fund and is independently managed by the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation. A donor-advised fund is a charitable giving vehicle administered by a public charity and created for the purpose of managing charitable donations on behalf of an organization, family, or individual.
Fogelsville, PA (March 8, 2019) – Michael Fischer, CLU, ChFC, AIF CASL. of local Client 1st Financial in Fogelsville, PA has qualified for the Million Dollar Roundtable (MDRT) organizations’ s Court of the Table, a coveted milestone achievement for their membership in the organization. Michael’s membership equips him with tools and resources to better serve his local community.
Court of the Table is an internationally recognized mark of excellence reserved for the most successful in the financial services industry. This places Fischer among the top professionals in the intensely competitive global life insurance and financial services industries.
With over three decades’ experience in the financial services industry, Michael is a nineteen time Signator ACE (Achieving Client Excellence) qualifier. In 2014, Michael was named to the Signator Investors Inc. Hall of Fame. In 2012, Michael and his firm, Client 1st Financial, were named the winner of the national Signator Investors, Inc. Practice of the Year competition, which recognizes excellence in several key areas of practice management and client service.
“Qualifying for Court of the Table is a rare and impressive achievement,” said MDRT President Ross Vanderwolf, CFP. “MDRT hopes to continue to foster a culture of excellence and encourage members to grow both personally and professionally.”
Since 1927, MDRT has been committed to providing its members with a unique mix of networking and resources to help them gain new and unique insights to better serve clients’ individual needs. Working with an MDRT member connects clients not only to a highly credible and leading financial advisor but also to an unmatched global network spanning 70 nations and territories around the world.
For more information, contact Michael Fischer at 610-841-3037 or [email protected]
Founded in 1927, MDRT, The Premier Association of Financial Professionals®, is a global, independent association of more than 66,000 of the world's leading life insurance and financial services professionals from more than 500 companies in 72 nations and territories. MDRT members demonstrate exceptional professional knowledge, strict ethical conduct and outstanding client service. MDRT membership is recognized internationally as the standard of excellence in the life insurance and financial services business. For more information, please visit www.mdrt.org and follow them on Twitter @MDRtweet.
Fogelsville, PA (March 13, 2019) Michael Fischer, CLU, ChFC, AIF, CASL, President & CEO of Client 1st Financial, LLC of Fogelsville, PA, a member of Royal Alliance Associates, has qualified for the Signator Investors, Inc. ACE Platinum Award. The award is one of the highest honors that Signator bestows on financial professionals within the national network. ACE stands for “Achieving Client Excellence.” This marks the nineteenth time that Fischer, named a Signator Hall of Fame member in 2014, has qualified for the ACE award. According to Thomas Nikles, Managing Partner of Keystone Financial Management located in Allentown, PA, the ACE Award serves as a confirmation of Michael Fischer’s exceptional abilities. “It is a testament to not only sales excellence, but also the level of professionalism, respect, and real value he delivers to clients and the community every day. We are very proud of Michael’s high level of achievement,” said Nikles.
About Michael Fischer
With over three decades’ experience in the financial services industry, Michael holds multiple designations including Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF) and Chartered Advisor for Senior Living (CASL.) Michael is a fifteen-time qualifier of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) and has qualified for prestigious Court of The Table. Michael is a nineteen time Signator ACE (Achieving Client Excellence) qualifier. In 2014, Michael was named to the Signator Investors Inc. Hall of Fame. In 2012, Michael and his firm, Client 1st Financial, were named the winner of the national Signator Investors, Inc. Practice of the Year winner, which recognizes excellence in several key areas of practice management and client service. A graduate of Pennsylvania State University (1986), Fischer spent a year in foreign undergraduate studies at the University of Exeter in England. He is a lifetime member of Penn State Alumni Association. In 2012, Fischer founded the Client 1st Foundation which benefits local charities within the Lehigh Valley and surrounding areas. Michael resides in the Kutztown area where he is an active member of the Kutztown, PA Lions Club.
About Client 1st Financial
With over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, Mike Fischer has earned a reputation among his clients as someone who listens to his clients and keeps their interests first. Joined by an experienced team of six other professionals, Client 1st Financial continues to separate itself from the herd in the financial services industry by providing focused planning services that provide straight forward answers in a fashion that’s easy to understand.
The Achieving Client Excellence Award (ACE) was granted by former broker-dealer Signator Investors, Inc. and the John Hancock family of companies. The ACE award is granted to the top 250 advisors each year based on total weighted premium from the sale of both proprietary and non-proprietary protection and wealth products. No other factors are considered. Third-party rankings and recognitions are no guarantee of future investment success and do not ensure that a client or prospective client will experience a higher level of performance or results. These ratings should not be construed as an endorsement of the advisor by any client nor are they representative of any one client’s evaluation.
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