SOURCE: NEXT Financial Group

NEXT Financial Group

September 10, 2009 09:08 ET

NEXT Financial Group, Inc., Representative Named a Finalist for 2009 Advisor of the Year

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - September 10, 2009) - Arthur Farr, a registered representative with independent broker dealer NEXT Financial Group, Inc., was selected as one of five finalists for the prestigious 2009 Advisor of the Year award*, presented by Senior Market Advisor. Farr's finalist qualification is representative of his exemplary moral standards, devotion to his clients and community and overall production.

Farr, a Senior Wealth Advisor and President of FSG Wealth Management, labels his practice as a family business, where success is measured in terms of relationships, not products and processes. "Knowing Arthur is rewarding. He's genuinely passionate about people, and getting to know where they come from, that positions him to best serve them," said Kimberly A. Branch, CFP®, CLTC, who nominated Farr. Branch is the president of 4WARD Financial Marketing, Inc., an affiliate of Farr's broker dealer NEXT Financial Group.

He was recognized as a finalist in a special edition of Senior Market Advisor, and participated in a roundtable discussion at the industry-leading Senior Market Advisor Expo in Las Vegas. There he shared secrets behind his personal and professional successes. "The principles I learned growing up on a farm shaped my business philosophy: we are sowers, not hunters. My life is centered on relationships, that means fostering trust, and seeing where I can personally add value to someone's life," said Farr.

4WARD Financial Marketing is a full-service marketing company dedicated to supporting the registered representatives of NEXT Financial Group. 4WARD equips financial advisors with the tools they need to achieve greater results, including a personalized coaching and mentoring program, turn-key seminar marketing, and customized branding and collateral design.

Visit www.4wardfinancialmarketing.com or contact President Kimberly A. Branch, CFP®, CLTC at 713-333-4899 for more information on 4WARD Financial Marketing, Inc. Contact (770) 879-8007 for more information on Arthur Farr and FSG Wealth Management. Arthur offers securities through NEXT Financial Group, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC. FSG Wealth Management is not affiliated with NEXT Financial Group, Inc.

Senior Market Advisor considers top production, high ethical standards and active community involvement as criteria for the award. View www.seniormarketadvisor.com for further details.

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