InvestmentNews Names Carina Diamond One of Twenty Financial Advisors in U.S. Who Are 2018 “Women to Watch”
Role-Model Women Leaders to be Honored in New York City
Akron, Ohio—November 28, 2018. Springside Partners, LLC, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor, is pleased to announce that Founder and CEO Carina C. Diamond, CFP®, AIF®, MBA, has been named an InvestmentNews 2018 Woman to Watch—one of only twenty such financial advisors in the country. This prestigious listing recognizes female financial advisors and industry executives who are role models exemplifying true leadership in financial planning and wealth management.
Diamond said, “This is a great honor, and I’m so grateful to InvestmentNews for recognizing the importance of women in financial advising. A thriving future depends on women being taken seriously as financial contributors, advisors and interested participants. I thank my associates and clients for their role in our work.”
The Women to Watch distinction honors “leadership, passion, creativity and willingness to help other women along the way” in the financial advisory industry. It recognizes a proven power to effect change and an exhibited willingness to share expertise with others in the field and give back to one’s community. Notable activities can include serving as a mentor or role model to other professionals, speaking at industry events, sitting on boards, volunteering and donating time to help investors.
Diamond and her staff serve a varied client base with financial planning and wealth management. Outside her firm, she has worked to increase diversity in the financial planning field. In 2017 she established the Carina Diamond Scholarship at The University of Akron to inspire female students to pursue rewarding careers in financial planning. She is actively involved as strategic consultant to Diversitas, a 2019 symposium at the university that will bring together influencers, financial service professionals, students and career changers to further diversity among financial planning and wealth management professionals.
The Women to Watch awards will be made on March 14, 2019, at the 4th Annual Women to Watch awards luncheon in New York City.
About Springside Partners
Springside Partners, LLC., is an SEC Investment Advisor and a majority-woman owned firm. Springside Partners provides investment advisory services. The firm offers discretionary portfolio management services to individuals, trusts, estates, and charitable organizations. Springside Partners has a strategic relationship with Pershing Advisor SolutionsTM, member FINRA, SIPC.
Disclosures, “Women to Watch”
350 candidates were considered for the award and 22 were selected. InvestmentNews determines nominees’ eligibility for the Women to Watch list based on leadership in the financial advisory industry, mentoring, and giving back to her community. Candidates did not pay a fee to be nominated but any marketing in connection with the selection is paid for at their expense. The award was independently granted by InvestmentNews. Candidates were not required to be a member of any organization to be eligible for nomination.