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Herbert Shiraishi Selected as Independent Financial Group’s 2018 Advisor of the Year


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Cici Prsha

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SAN DIEGO, CA – Independent Financial Group, LLC (IFG) announced that Herbert Shiraishi was chosen as IFG’s 2018 Advisor of the Year in Maui, Hawaii at their annual Elite Advisor Conference. Each year, IFG selects its Elite Advisors based on total gross dealer concessions for the year.  76 winners for the 2018 year were highlighted including twenty-five Million Dollar Club winners and six Two Million Dollar Club winners.

“I am honored to be selected as IFG’s 2018 Elite Advisor of the Year and see this as a team award.” comments Mr. Shiraishi. He continues, “I couldn’t have done it without the hard work, character, and competency of my amazing staff.”

“We are proud to have Herbert as part of the IFG family.” says David Fischer, Managing Director and Chief Marketing Officer of IFG. He further explains, “His performance since he has joined the team is a true testament to the work ethic we value at Independent Financial Group.” He concludes, “His attitude and dedication will continue moving the firm ahead and we look forward to seeing the results of his efforts in the years to come.”


About Herbert Shiraishi

Herb graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, earning a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance. His career in the financial services industry began in 1988 at an insurance agency, where he earned numerous awards and recognitions.

In 1998, Herb formed his own company, the Shiraishi Financial Group. From the onset he believed a team approach could bring added value to his clients. After successful partnerships with other broker dealers, he joined Independent Financial Group (IFG) in 2016. Herb feels that IFG provides excellent support and resources to help grow his business. This is Herbert’s second year qualifying as an Elite Advisor with IFG since his onboarding in 2016.


About Independent Financial Group, America’s Finest Broker-Dealer®

Independent Financial Group, LLC serves the needs of independent financial advisors nationwide.  Renowned for their first-class customer service, the company specializes in individual wealth management and institutional retirement plan solutions for their financial advisors. IFG’s corporate office now supports more than 650 independent registered representatives across the country.  IFG has been named locally by the San Diego Business Journal as one of San Diego’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for the past several years and won acclaim in 2006 with their #1 rank on the list. Their notable success has been recognized in numerous financial services industry publications and most recently, was awarded Wealth Management Magazine’s Industry Award in the Corporate Social Responsibility & Diversity category.  Independent Financial Group has also gained Inc. Magazine’s Honor Roll status for multiple consecutive mentions on their annual Inc.500|5000 list.  To learn more about IFG, please visit www.ifgsd.com.