Cedar Brook Financial Partner, Rebecca Bar-Shain, Earns 2 Prestigious Awards

CLEVELAND, OH,

February 28, 2011 – Cedar Brook Financial Partners LLC (www.cedarbrookfinancial.com), one of the region’s largest independent wealth management firms, awarded Rebecca Bar-Shain the 2010 Norton Rose Award at their annual company meeting. Bar-Shain was also honored with the Fuchs Mizrachi School Annual Mike & Peppy Senders Outstanding Service Award.

Cedar Brook’s annual award honors Norton Rose, Cedar Brook senior consultant, who served as president and chief operating officer of Cleveland, Ohio-based Cole National Corporation as well as vice chairman of Mayfield Village, Ohio-based Progressive Corporation. In addition to his executive roles, Rose has served on the boards of several publicly and privately held companies, while at the same time devoted tremendous energy to numerous community organizations.

"We initiated this award to recognize the Cedar Brook individual who, like Norton, excels in leadership, teamwork and professionalism. Rebecca was an obvious choice. She is devoted to providing her clients with superior service and expertise as well as collaborating with her colleagues to improve the entire firm," explained Azim Nakhooda, Cedar Brook principal and chief investment officer.

Fuchs Mizrachi School’s Mike and Peppy Senders Outstanding Service Award recognizes individuals for their years of altruistic service to both the Fuchs Mizrachi School and the general community. Bar-Shain and her husband, David, are this year’s recipients.

About Cedar Brook Financial Partners LLC

Headquartered in Cleveland, OH, Cedar Brook Financial Partners LLC is one of the region’s largest independent wealth management firms according to Crain’s Cleveland Business 2010. Cedar Brook’s fifty-plus professionals deliver customized, personal services including comprehensive wealth strategies, investment and insurance advice, retirement plan consulting, and group benefit programs. Physicians, corporate executives, privately held business owners, and families can consider their Cedar Brook advisor to be their personal CFO. The firm offers securities through Securities America Inc., member FINRA/SIPC. Advisory services are offered through Securities America Advisors Inc., an SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Cedar Brook Financial Partners LLC and the Securities America companies are not affiliated. For more information, please visit www.cedarbrookfinancial.com.

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