SAN DIEGO, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LPL Financial LLC – the nation's largest independent broker-dealer, a leading RIA custodian, institutional service provider and a wholly owned subsidiary of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LPLA) – is pleased to announce it is hosting an "Explore Your Future Day" on Thursday, March 28th, at its San Diego offices.
During the midday session the students will meet with LPL Financial executives and employees to explore career goals, and practice interview skills. The event will also feature an interactive Q&A session, as well as a one-on-one time over lunch during which students will hear first-hand about careers at LPL Financial.
The Preuss School UCSD is a charter middle and high school dedicated to providing an intensive college preparatory education for motivated low-income students who strive to become the first in their families to graduate from a four-year college or university.
"We are delighted to host these future leaders and to help them build valuable professional skills," said Robert Moore, president, Advisor and Institution Solutions, LPL Financial. "It is a privilege to meet these bright and motivated young adults and to help them expand the circle of support that is helping them reach their goals of college, graduate school, and beyond."
"It is essential that we introduce our students to as many different career paths as possible," said Scott Barton, Principal of The Preuss School UCSD. "A key to our success has been the creation of a strong and influential college-bound culture, and by interacting with the LPL Financial team, our students will gain insight into how a college degree leads to a career as well as learn about a new industry. We are excited about our partnership with LPL Financial and the doors it can help to open for our students."
Mr. Moore will welcome the students beginning at 11:00 a.m. and then introduce them to a panel of LPL Financial executives, who will share their own career paths and professional journeys. After an open discussion and Q&A session, each student will meet individually for lunch with an LPL Financial executive or employee to further discuss career strategies, interview skills and more. After a behind the scenes tour of LPL Financial, the program will conclude at 2:00 p.m.
About The Preuss School UCSD The Preuss School UCSD has been named the top transformative high school in the nation by Newsweek for two years in a row and has been consistently ranked as one of America's best high schools by the Washington Post and U.S. News & World Report. Preuss was also named a 2010 National Blue Ribbon School—one of the top schools in the nation—by the U.S. Department of Education and was ranked the top charter school in California in a report by the University of Southern California. With 816 students in grades 6-12, The Preuss School has an exemplary Academic Performance Index Score (API) of 899, one of the highest in the county. The school, located on the UC San Diego campus, is jointly chartered by UC San Diego and the San Diego Unified School District. For more information, please visit preuss.ucsd.edu.
About LPL Financial LPL Financial, a wholly owned subsidiary of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LPLA), is the nation's largest independent broker-dealer (based on total revenues, Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2012), 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 13,300 financial advisors and approximately 700 financial institutions. In addition, LPL Financial supports over 4,500 financial advisors licensed with insurance companies by providing customized clearing, advisory platforms and technology solutions. LPL Financial and its affiliates have approximately 2,900 employees with primary offices in Boston, Charlotte, and San Diego. For more information, please visit www.lpl.com.
Securities and Advisory services offered through LPL Financial, a Registered Investment Advisor. Member FINRA/SIPC.
LPL Financial and The Preuss School UCSD are not affiliated.
SOURCE LPL Financial LLC