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Press Release:  16+ Year Edward Jones Veteran Financial Advisor Joins SPM

Press Release: 16+ Year Edward Jones Veteran Financial Advisor Joins SPM

| November 17, 2017

(HOUSTON, Texas) — Jim Forsyth has joined forces with Sterling Portfolio Managers and LPL Financial as an Independent Financial Advisor and Senior Vice President—Wealth Consultant.  Jim brings with him more than 16 years of experience in the Financial Services Industry.  Jim holds his 7, 66, 63, and Group 1 registrations with LPL Financial, .

Jim chose to affiliate with Sterling Portfolio Managers and LPL Financial because of their client-centered focus, the ability to access industry leading technology and resources that make servicing his clients’ needs even easier.  “With over 16 years in the financial services industry, I’m pleased to announce my partnership with Sterling Portfolio Managers and LPL Financial. This partnership offers me more tools and greater freedom to provide my clients with the very best care and attention. I am fully confident in the resources and support that Sterling Portfolio Managers provides, and I feel like I will be able to serve my clients’ needs better than ever.”

President of Sterling Portfolio Managers, Mark E. Lawrence, commented, “Jim and I previously worked at the same firm, and I have had the pleasure of knowing him for many years. Jim is a shining example of the kind of advisor with whom we are looking to partner in our practice. He is laser-focused on providing the highest level of client service and has a proven track record of helping clients work toward their financial goals. Jim has built a reputation as a trusted professional in his community, and he will continue to thrive as an Independent Financial Advisor at Sterling Portfolio Managers.”

Jim was awarded a 4-year full-tuition scholarship for academics and graduated from Cleveland State University with a B.A in 1990. Jim resides in Cypress, Texas, and has been happily married to his wife, Sheri, of over 23 years. Jim and Sheri are the proud parents of three children — Brittany, David, and Brooke, and they are active in their church community at St. John Lutheran.

Jim Forsyth can be reached at 832.912.4272 or
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