Awards and Recognitions

There are many different awards presented in the financial advisor industry. Total Wealth Planning is fortunate to have been recognized by many of the top industry publications. While we are flattered with this honor, it is important to note these awards are not based on statements of any specific client experience or survey of any group of clients. These awards are also not a representation of Total Wealth Planning’s past or future investment performance capabilities. Total Wealth Planning also does not solicit any third party for such awards or recognition, nor pay any type of fee to participate in the surveys beyond minor fees for plaques or article reprints after the award has been granted.

2021 Family Choice Awards Winner

Total Wealth Planning, LLC has been named the winner of the Financial Institution category in the 2021 Family Choice Awards by Cincy Magazine.

Financial Institution Category in the 2021 Family Choice Awards Winner

Appearance on “Getting Retirement Right”

Dave Wilder and Rob Lemmons recognized as retirement planning experts in the 30 minute show “Getting Retirement Right”.

Appearance on “Getting Retirement Right”​

Joel Musser Places in Courier 2019 & 2020 Stock Contest

Joel Musser, Wealth Advisor at Total Wealth Planning placed 1st in the Courier 2019 & 2nd in the 2020 stock contest, with a whopping gain of 86.5% gain for 2019 146.1% for 2020.

Courier 2019 & 2020 Stock Contest

2017 - 2020 Best Places to Work Awards

Total Wealth Planning has been named a finalist for the “Best Places to Work Awards” four years in a row. The program recognizes Greater Cincinnati employers with the most engaged workforces. Learn more about the latest 2020 award.

Best Places to Work Awards

Ranked in FA’s Annual RIA Ranking

Total Wealth Planning has been ranked in Financial Advisor’s annual RIA ranking for the past 3 years. Firms do not pay for ranking to receive this award. Learn more about the 2020 award.

Rob Siegmann named a 2019 Hero of Character

Congratulations to Rob Siegmann on being named a 2019 Hero of Character by the Character of Council of Cincinnati! The Character Council seeks out individuals who work to make a difference in their communities.

Selected as a Largest Greater Cincinnati Money Management Firm

Total Wealth Planning was ranked 25th in Cincinnati Business Courier’s book of list largest money management firms.

Total Assets Managed: $505.45 MIL / 410 clients / 12 employees (ranked by locally managed assets as of 6/1/2019).

Selected as a Largest Greater Cincinnati Money Management Firm

2018 & 2019 11 Best Financial Advisors in Cincinnati

AdvisoryHQ mentioned Total Wealth Planning on its 2018 & 2019 ranking of the “Top 11 Best Financial Advisors in Cincinnati, OH.”

All review and ranking articles are always 100% independently researched and written. Firms do not pay for their ranking or our award emblem. In fact, most firms do not even know that they are being reviewed and ranked by AdvisoryHQ until after our reviews have been published to the public.

2018 & 2019 11 Best Financial Advisors in Cincinnati, OH

Second Annual Ohio Success Awards

Total Wealth Planning was recently included in the second annual selection of the Ohio Success Awards, making the 2nd year in a row of receiving this award. Ohio Business Magazine seeks this to be the premier award across the state of Ohio for growth companies, non-profits, and governmental organizations that are making an impact and have created unique partnerships for the betterment of their communities as presented by Ohio Business Magazine.

Second Annual Ohio Success Awards

2017, 2018 & 2019 Best Workplaces in Ohio Winner

The premier workplace award across the state of Ohio as presented by Ohio Business Magazine. The annual process is undertaken over a period of two months to collect nominations, which are then reviewed and approved by a committee.

Being selected along with roughly 50 other companies as one of the Best Workplaces in Ohio is an exceptional honor.

2017, 2018 & 2019 Best Workplaces in Ohio Winner

Best Financial Services Award

Total wealth Planning was recently selected by Three Best Rated as one of the top 3 financial services in Cincinnati, OH. Three Best Rated® was created with a simple goal to find you the top 3 local businesses, professionals, restaurants and health care providers in any city. Total Wealth Planning did not pay to be considered for this award.

Best Financial Services Award

Dave Wilder Recognized as Nation's Top 50 Most Experienced Advisors

Bloomberg Business Week teamed up with the Paladin Registry to screen more than 1,000 independent financial advisers. The advisors were scored on a 100-point system. Advisors receive the maximum number of points for 15 years of experience as well as for holding two major certifications, such as Chartered Financial Analyst and Certified Financial Planner. To be included in the registry, advisors need to be independent and fees must be the primary form of compensation. Our Chief Investment Officer, Dave Wilder, was part of the top 50 advisors. Dave did not pay to be considered for this award.

Dave Wilder Recognized as Nation's Top 50 Most Experienced Advisors

Dave Wilder Is Honored by Paladin Registry with a 5-Star Ranking

The Paladin Registry is a referral service that vets, rates and documents financial advisors using a proprietary algorithm using the quality of an advisors credentials, ethics, business practices, and services. Only financial advisors who meet the criteria of a 5-Star quality rating are permitted to remain on the registry.  Paladin’s 5-Star quality rating is not an endorsement or testimonial. Dave pays a fixed monthly fee to be included on the list, but does not pay for prospective leads or referrals. Click here to research further how the registry works.

Dave Wilder Is Honored by Paladin Registry with a 5-Star Ranking

Rob Siegmann Selected for the 2015 Business Courier 40 Under 40 Award

Each year, the Cincinnati Business Courier receives 100’s of nominations to recognize young professionals in the Tri-State who have reached major milestones in their careers and also made significant contributions to the community.  A panel of previous 40 under 40 award recipients select 40 of the 350+ nominees based on a set of established criteria.
 
Rob Siegmann Selected for the 2015 Business Courier 40 Under 40 Award

Financial Advisor Magazine's 2016 Top Registered Investment Advisory Firms (#351)

This annual ranking is based on the percentage of growth in assets under management from the previous year.  Total Wealth Planning also received this recognition in 2011-2015 (formerly as Financial Management Group), , and did not pay to apply or be included on the list

Please click here to see the complete list of ranked firms for 2016.  Total Wealth Planning was ranked #351 on the list.
Financial Advisor Magazine's 2016 Top Registered Investment Advisory Firms (#351)

Rob Siegmann Takes 1st Place in the 2015 Business Courier's Annual Stock Picking Contest

For pure entertainment, the Cincinnati Business Courier hosts an annual stock picking contest. The rules are pretty simple. You must pick up to five stocks, at least one of which must be locally headquartered in Cincinnati area. Dayton doesn’t count, nor do companies like GE that have a large local presence but are based elsewhere.  Each position must be in increments of 20% of the portfolio. The goal is to generate the highest total return, including dividends, between Jan. 1, 2016, and Dec. 31, 2016.  The entire Courier article can be viewed here.

Rob Siegmann Takes 1st Place in the 2015 Business Courier's Annual Stock Picking Contest

Dave Wilder Recognized by Reuters as a Top Advisor in 2008

David Wilder was recognized as a Top Advisor in 2008 by Reuters based on qualitative criteria including total assets under management, growth of assets under management, product expertise and client focus. Dave did not pay to be considered for this award.

Dave Wilder Recognized by Reuters as a Top Advisor in 2008
For additional information about any specific award, we encourage new or prospective clients to click on the links above to each specific publication to independently research further the various award criteria.