PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (“Janney”) today announced that three of the firm’s Financial Advisors have been named to the Financial Times 2015 list of Top 400 U.S. Financial Advisors. The advisors named from Janney are: Andrew Nehrbas, of Bryn Mawr, PA; Sheila Shaffer of Washington, D.C., and Allan Strange of Richmond, VA.
“Janney prides itself on partnering with some of the best Financial Advisors in the industry who are dedicated to providing their clients with exceptional client service,” said Jerry Lombard, president of the firm’s Private Client Group. “Andy, Sheila and Allan embody Janney’s core values of always keeping people at the center, driving for results and exceeding expectations. On behalf of Janney, we thank them for their continued commitment to their clients and to our Firm.”
The formula used by the Financial Times to select the top 400 advisors was based on six broad factors including: assets under management; asset growth; years of experience; industry certification; Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) compliance record and online accessibility. In addition, to be considered for the FT 400 list, advisors must have a minimum of 10 years’ experience and at least $200 million in assets under management.
The three Janney Financial Advisors named to the FT 400 list are as follows:
Andrew Nehrbas, Bryn Mawr, PA
Andrew R. Nehrbas serves as Executive Vice President/ Wealth Management, bringing to his clients a long and accomplished career with over 39 years of experience in the financial services industry. Andy entered the investment business by initially partnering with his grandfather at Parrish Securities. Eventually moving to Merrill Lynch, Andy quickly rose to become a member of the President’s Council and then, in 1984, joined Legg Mason. Andy joined Janney Montgomery Scott in 2009 and works in Janney’s Bryn Mawr, PA office. Andy has previously been recognized as one of the “Top 1,000 Advisors” by Barron’s. Andy is a graduate of Franklin and Marshall College. He is an avid squash player, having recently won the 50’s National Amateur Championship in men’s doubles. A former President of the Merion Cricket Club, Andy is actively involved with SquashSmarts, Inc., and The Village.
Sheila S. Shaffer, Washington, D.C.
Sheila Shaffer is a Certified Financial Planner CFP®, and has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. Sheila and her team provide personalized comprehensive wealth management, portfolio and investment solutions for affluent clients. In 2012, Sheila completed the Retirement Income Certified Professional Program (RICP®) with the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School. In addition to her RICP® and CFP®, Sheila maintains Series 7, 8, 63, 65, and life insurance licenses. Sheila currently serves as one of four Financial Advisors on the Janney Board of Managers (2012 - 2014) and she is a founding member of Janney’s Women’s Interactive Network (WIN).
In 2014, she was selected to serve on Janney’s Financial Advisor Advisory Council, which provides a forum for ongoing dialogue between financial advisors and Janney senior management to promote increased productivity through idea exchange, operational efficiency and a superior client and FA experience. In addition, Sheila currently serves as President of the Board of Trustees of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C. Sheila is a devoted supporter of the Race for the Cure, DC Special Olympics, and The Contemporary American Theater Festival in Shepherdstown. Sheila earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Wake Forest University and remains an active Wake Forest University Alumnae.
Allan Strange, Richmond, VA
Allan Strange, Executive Vice President/Wealth Management, has been advising clients on their investments for more than 30 years, and consistently has been ranked by Barron’s as a “Top Advisor,” being named to its list in 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. He has been a member of Janney’s premier CEO Roundtable since joining the firm in 2009, a member of Janney’s Financial Advisor Advisory Council since 2012, and has earned the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® designation from Fiduciary 360. An avid golfer, Allan played professionally for three years after graduating from East Tennessee State University.
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