LPL Financial Congratulates Deborah Danielson, Carole Ford, Janice Hobbs, Susan Kaplan and Laila Pence for Recognition in Barron's Top 100 Women Financial Advisors List

BOSTON, June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LPL Financial LLC, the nation's largest independent broker-dealer* and a wholly owned subsidiary of LPL Investment Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LPLA), congratulated financial advisors affiliated with the Company for their recent recognition in the "Top 100 Women Advisors" ranking by Barron's, a leading financial industry magazine.

According to Barron's, the latest "Top 100 Women Financial Advisors" list recognizes the most successful female retail financial advisors in the United States for this year as of the end of March 2012 on the basis of assets under management, revenues generated and the strength of the advisor's overall practice.

LPL Financial-affiliated advisors recognized on this list included:

  • Deborah Danielson of Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Carole Ford of Fresno, California
  • Janice Hobbs of Orange, California
  • Susan Kaplan of Newton, Massachusetts
  • Laila Pence of Newport Beach, California

Bill Dwyer, President, National Sales for LPL Financial, said, "We enthusiastically congratulate Deborah Danielson, Carole Ford, Janice Hobbs, Susan Kaplan and Laila Pence for their recognition in the Barron's Top 100 Women Financial Advisors list.  The financial advisors who receive this honor represent some of the best in our industry, and their inclusion reflects their hard work and commitment to meeting their clients' needs while providing the highest level of service.  LPL Financial is proud to serve as an empowering partner to thousands of trusted independent financial advisors across the country as they provide objective and unbiased financial guidance to retail investors."

About LPL Financial
LPL Financial, a wholly-owned subsidiary of LPL Investment Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LPLA), is the nation's largest independent broker-dealer (based on total revenues, Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2011), a top RIA custodian, and a leading independent consultant to retirement plans. LPL Financial offers proprietary technology, comprehensive clearing and compliance services, practice management programs and training, and independent research to over 12,900 financial advisors and approximately 680 financial institutions. In addition, LPL Financial supports over 4,400 financial advisors licensed with insurance companies by providing customized clearing, advisory platforms and technology solutions. LPL Financial and its affiliates have approximately 2,700 employees with headquarters in Boston, Charlotte, and San Diego. For more information, please visit

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*Based on total revenues, Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2011


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