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Award Winning Best Seller ‘Street Fight in Iraq’ Honored in December’s ‘Soldier of Fortune Magazine’

Oceanside, CA (PRWEB) October 8, 2007

Lt. Col. Neil Levin USMC, (Ret), CEO and Publisher, Leatherneck Publishing, Div. of Levin Publishing Group, LLC, today announced that Soldier of Fortune Magazine, the elite and definitive publication for the professional military, government, and commercial trooper, honors Leatherneck Publishing in their forthcoming December 2007 issue. It features significant excerpts from this best seller and award winning book. Says Robert K. Brown, Editor/Publisher of Soldier of Fortune, “‘Street Fight in Iraq’ chronicles and exposes what is really going on over there. I felt it necessary to bring this important resource to the attention of our 150,000 readers.” Established in 1975, Soldier of Fortune Magazine is the industry leader in military and protective services publications.

If you wonder what it’s like fighting with the US Marine Corps Expeditionary Forces in Iraq, you are in for a hair raising ride when you read Leatherneck Publishing’s latest book release by Gunnery Sergeant, now 1st Sgt Patrick Tracy. A seasoned 19-year Marine Corps Warrior of many battles, GySgt Tracy takes you second by second on heart pounding, breath stopping missions through the streets of Ramadi seeking out the terrorists who hide in the shadows of inhumanity. Around the next corner awaits a surprise ambush, a massive fire fight or a little child wired for your touch. GySgt Tracy is a master at describing each moment as he lived it. He recorded each event in his personal mission log over a seven month tour of duty in one of the hottest combat zones, Ramadi, Iraq.

“Street Fight in Iraq” relates with great candor the unvarnished realities of dealing with day to day combat in and around Ramadi. You will be shocked, fascinated, outraged and frustrated when you read about the fight for Democracy and Peace in Iraq. This book is about Marines who made the journey to combat and the unbelievable events that followed. Called, “down and dirty,” the language is harsh, the writing brutally honest and the message clear. This is a definite “must read” for military and civilians alike. This book is available directly from Leatherneck Publishing Online Bookstore,

“Our mission is to provide a venue to every military person, Marine, Army, Air Force, Navy and Coast Guard with a story to tell,” says Levin. “We have a commitment to not only publish, but to help each of our authors realize their potential to become the best. Also, we function as a marketing aggregator for independent self publishers to expand their distribution in the market place through our book distribution operations.”

To view a 6 minute video of the Leatherneck Publishing Story click on the following link: The Leatherneck Publishing Story

“Street Fight In Iraq” is published by Leatherneck Publishing located in Oceanside, CA This book is available directly from Leatherneck Publishing Online Bookstore, or your local bookstore. Dealer discounts offered through Charles Levy Home Entertainment Book Distribution and Baker &Taylor. Other recently published books, “An Angel Rode My Wing,” “A Corpsman’s Legacy” and “Of Ice and Steel” are also available.

Review copies are available to accredited media venues by calling (760) 978-4122. When requesting via e-mail, please provide your name, title, organization, address and phone number.

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Alvaka Networks’ Executive Kevin McDonald Earns Inaugural AeA, Excellence in Government Advocacy Award

Irvine, Calif. (PRWEB) May 27, 2008

Alvaka Networks’ Executive Vice President Kevin McDonald accepted the 2008 Award for Excellence in Government Advocacy from the AeA Orange County/Inland Empire Council at its 15th annual High-Tech Innovation Awards on April 28, 2008 in front of a sold-out crowd of 400 industry and community leaders. Moving forward, this designation will be known as the Kevin McDonald Excellence in Government Advocacy Award.

“McDonald’s efforts have truly bridged a long-standing gap between industry and legislators at the grassroots level,” said Roxanne Gould, senior vice president, state government affairs, AeA. “The model he created is being replicated across the country. We only wish we could clone him! His passion for political advocacy is obvious to anyone who meets him. He is driven to accomplish impactful action not just talk about it.”

McDonald has spent the past decade striving to achieve a position of influence to protect America’s children. His success as an executive with Alvaka Networks enabled him to gain an audience with some of America’s most influential business, community and government leaders. He is an active officer and member of the nationally prominent boards of AeA and Web Wise Kids, where he has converted that access into positive change and even greater access.

“Kevin’s expertise and absolute commitment to driving positive public policy in the tech sector and in protection of children has led to significant forward thinking and real change,” said Don Hicks, executive director, AeA Orange County/Inland Empire Council. “Kevin has brought a new spark to our political efforts and refocused our imperatives. His energy and strategic abilities are contagious and incredibly positive.”

As part of his efforts, McDonald travels regularly to Washington D.C. and the California state capital, where he works to help frame debates and influence key decisions on technology and child safety issues. A tireless cyber security and Internet safety advocate, McDonald also is the author of the novel, Practically Invisible. McDonald works to balance his advocacy for the interests of the high-tech industry, with his mission to protect America’s children and families from predators.

“I am so completely humbled by this award,” McDonald said. “AeA is a fantastic organization that has been supported by highly dedicated people since 1943. I am driven by a moral imperative and common sense as I simply expand on the efforts of those who make up this incredible organization. Words just can’t describe this amazing honor.”

About Alvaka Networks Inc.

Alvaka Networks Inc., headquartered in Irvine, Calif., is a leading provider of advanced network systems management, monitoring, security and integration services. Alvaka’s core company purpose is to constantly improve the way networks are managed and secured. Visit the company web site at http://www.alvaka.net.

About AeA (formerly the American Electronics Association)

Founded in 1943, AeA, is a nationwide non-profit trade association that represents all segments of the technology industry. We do this in partnership with our small, medium, and large member companies by lobbying governments at the state, federal, and international levels; providing access to capital and business opportunities; and offering select business services and networking programs.

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Spectrum K12 Awarded “Best K-12 Enterprise Solution” Award Wins SIIA Award Second Consecutive Year

Towson, MD (PRWEB) May 12, 2009

Spectrum K12 School Solutions, the leading provider of student achievement management, Response to Intervention (RTI) and special education IEP software has been awarded the “Best K-12 Enterprise Solution” by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA). Winners at the 24th Annual CODiE Awards Gala in San Francisco on May 5 were chosen from more than 850 products submitted by 600 companies.

Spectrum K12 earned the award for its EXCEED product, an integrated student achievement management platform allowing teachers to drive day-to-day activities, research based interventions and outcomes to help all students achieve success while giving administrators the ability to see what’s working and what’s not by student, by teacher or by intervention. EXCEED monitors academic and behavioral progress, displays efficacy and fidelity, and surfaces achievement gaps at the student, class, grade, group or district level.

The award for “Best K-12 Enterprise Solution” acknowledges the software platform that best supports district and state-wide implementations in supporting their core mission of raising student achievement.

“We are extremely honored to win such a prestigious award two consecutive years against such strong competition,” said Jim Marshall, president and CEO of Spectrum K12 School Solutions. “This award recognizes our commitment to districts and states in providing the most innovative and effective personalized learning process management tools to drive student achievement and move every child forward.”

“Now in its 24th year, the CODiE Awards continue to recognize those companies providing the best new technology products and services across a broad array of industries,” noted SIIA President Ken Wasch. “In addition, its winners are a prolific testament to the power of technology to deliver innovative solutions to businesses and consumers. SIIA warmly congratulates all of the winners and nominees of the CODiE Awards, whose innovation is essential for continuing America’s leadership in the global knowledge economy,” Wasch continued.

For a list of winners, visit http://siia.net/codies/2009/winners.asp.

About Spectrum K12 School Solutions

Spectrum K12 School Solutions Inc. is the leading provider of student achievement management, Response to Intervention (RTI) and special education IEP software serving 11% of the U.S. K-12 student population including 20 of the top 100 school districts in the United States. Our EXCEED student achievement management software gives teachers an easy way to drive day-to-day activities, research based interventions and outcomes to help all students achieve success. EXCEED monitors academic and behavioral progress, displays efficacy and fidelity, and surfaces achievement gaps at the student, class, grade, group or district level. Our patented software has enabled personalized learning for over 5 million children in 29 states in support of our mission to close the achievement gap and Move Every Child Forward. For more information visit http://www.spectrumK12.com.

About SIIA

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to 500 leading software and information companies. For further information, visit http://www.siia.net. For CODiE Awards specific information, visit http://www.siia.net/codies/2009/.


Georgia’s Attorney General Thurbert Baker Receives First Annual Barack Obama Political Leadership Award From The National Bar Association

Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 14, 2009

The National Bar Association (NBA) presented Georgia Attorney General Thurbert Baker with its first annual Barack Obama Political Leadership Award at its 84th annual meeting in San Diego, California on Friday. The award recognizes Baker’s pioneering achievements as a public servant and elected official.

Baker, a Democrat from Stone Mountain, is Georgia’s first African-American Attorney General, having served in the office since 1997. During this time, he has been the only elected African-American Attorney General in the nation. He is also the only African American to be elected by his colleagues to serve as the president of the 102 year old National Association of Attorneys General.

As Attorney General, Baker has successfully managed the state’s legal affairs for more than two decades. He has always made protecting families and children a top priority. He promoted tough new laws against sexual predators who target children via the Internet, and has aggressively worked with local prosecutors and police to bring those who target children online to justice. Baker has also been a leading voice against domestic violence. He fought to make it a crime to commit an act of domestic violence in the presence of a child and he’s worked with local law enforcement to fight family violence.

Prior to his service as Attorney General, Baker served for five terms in the Georgia House of Representatives, including several years as the Floor Leader for then-Governor Zell Miller. As Floor Leader, Baker led the fight to pass some of the most significant legislation in modern Georgia history, including the institution of the state lottery and the lottery-funded HOPE Scholarship program.

He was the lead sponsor of the largest tax cut in Georgia history -the removal of the state sales tax on groceries. He also led the fight to pass tough new laws against drunk driving, strengthening the state’s notoriously weak, outdated drunk driving laws, and helped bring Georgia to the forefront in the battle against DUI.

“I am humbled and honored to be the first person to receive the National Bar Association’s Barack Obama Award. I hope to live up to the honor by continuing to bring people together to solve the tough problems facing Georgia,” said Attorney General Baker.

The National Bar Association (NBA) was founded in 1925, and is the nation’s oldest and largest national association of predominately African-American lawyers and judges. It has 84 affiliate chapters throughout the United States and affiliations in Canada, the United Kingdom, Africa and the Caribbean. It represents a professional network of over 20,000 lawyers, judges, educators and law students. The objectives of the NBA are “to advance the science of jurisprudence; improve the administration of justice; preserve the independence of the judiciary and to uphold the honor and integrity of the legal profession; to promote professional and social intercourse among the members of the American and the international bars; to promote legislation that will improve the economic condition of all American citizens, regardless of race, sex or creed in their efforts to secure a free and untrammeled use of the franchise guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States; and to protect the civil and political rights of the citizens and residents of the United States.”

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Coastal Cuties Organic Tear Free Toddler Shampoo Announced as a Honored Recipient of iParenting Media Award in Baby Care Category

Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) September 2, 2009

Coastal Cuties Gear, Inc., a producer of natural, organic, and paraben-free baby care products announced that it’s Natural & Organic Orange Creamsicle Tear Free Toddler Shampoo was a recipient of an iParenting Media Award in the 2009 category. Made with organic and natural ingredients, no parabens or phthalates, Coastal Cuties Tear-Free Orange Creamsicle Toddler Shampoo is a gentle daily shampoo that conditions and moisturizes while protecting hair’s natural moisture content.

The iParenting Media Awards is one of the country’s premiere product evaluation and testing services. Coastal Cuties Tear-free Shampoo was reviewed by iParenting’s nationwide reviewers comprising of a diverse group of parents, experts, licensed childcare centers.

“We are thrilled to have Coastal Cuties tear free toddler shampoo be the recipient of an iParenting award,” states Coastal Cuties founder Andrea Salisbury. “As parents concerned about both the environment and the harmful chemicals found in most other baby and toddler personal care we created the Coastal Cuties Website and produced a complete line of natural and organic personal care products for children. To have an esteemed group of peers and professionals at iParenting recognize our achievements with this award is an honor.”

About Coastal Cuties Gear

Southern California based Coastal Cuties began as a support group for new moms and a means to support local charities. Coastal Cuties Gear is dedicated to providing advice, tips, and well tested, mother approved eco-friendly baby gear including it’s own line of natural organic high-quality kidsafe personal care products Coastal Cutie’s natural and organic baby and toddler products can be found at http://www.CoastalCutiesGear.com or by calling (800) 516-3792.

About iParenting.com

iParenting Awards is part of the Disney Online Mom and Family Portfolio, a leading group of sites that provide inspiration and ideas for parents on a variety of topics important to today`s families. Sites include Disney Family.com, Kaboose.com, FamilyFun.com, BabyZone.com, ParentZone.com, AmazingMoms.com and iParenting.com.

iParenting Awards is the leading family products evaluation program that is committed to helping parents make informed decisions as they choose products for their family. The iParenting Awards’ method for testing and evaluating products requires review by leading experts, parents and childcare providers, and each product is evaluated on numerous attributes such as quality, durability, age-appropriateness and play value, among many others. The iParenting Awards product testing and evaluation practices ensure that the highest quality

products offering the best value for families are recognized in the marketplace.


GBK Honored 2009 Emmy Award Nominees and Presenters at its 4th Annual Luxury Emmy Lounge ‘A Luxury Bazaar for the Senses’

Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) September 26, 2009

Over 100 Celebrities and Press enjoyed the festivites at GBK’s Luxury Gift Lounge. They entered this Moroccan inspired lounge to music from Koffee House who featured some of their top artists and DJ SHY who was spinning the hottest tracks throughout the day. This was definitely a party not to be missed

ROAR CLOTHING was one of the biggest hits. In addition to their billboard campaign opportunity giving celebrities the opportunity to submit their charity to be highlighted in the month of October, they also gifted their ‘Fresh Casual’ shirts and products which exude confidence and individuality. Many of the guests couldn’t wait to wear these cool shirts on the town. Co-sponsor, EMERGING MAGAZINE, brought a wide range of gifts, including a chance to go to NASCAR and drive around the track at 200 MPH, an assortment of products from Project Runway’s Gordana Gehlhausen, ‘The Dazer Laser’, and diamond encrusted iPod ear buds; IndulgentEscapes.com, gave out the finest in luxury travel, to one of their many top resorts in Mexico and the Caribbean. Six Senses Destination Spa in Thailand hooked the nominees and presenters with: A five night stay including meals and spa services (Over $ 10,000 value); Danny Alex’s Muscle Flex, a leading edge fitness, health and lifestyle company gifted one of a kind, one size fits all garments from their Vata Brasil Sports and Active wear line as well as a Buddy Tablet Caddy. The women celebrities in particular were extremely excited about this. To keep the healthy body alive ACAISODA.com gifted a year of their tasty Acai Soda – a soda providing energy, stress relief and weight loss.

Gavin Keilly, CEO of GBK said, “this is truly a remarkable drink.” Hands down the Press and Celebrities alike were amazed with THE ONE TOUCH SOLUTION, a cutting edge A/V software program that with one finger you are able to program parental controls, audio, visual, A/C, heat, lights and security. Jamie Kennedy said, “when can I get this installed. This is really cool.” Nourish, a woman-owned company that provides health and convenience products to children and their families gifted an exclusive Emmy Nourish Gift Box with various baby products, which interestingly enough even the celebrities without children were excited about; Mocks, a protective and designer socks for cell phones, digital cameras and ipods were also on site with their latest accessories.

On the fashion front, the lounge featured RANDY JACKSON EYEWEAR, gifting a cool pair of optical-quality shades or eyeglass frame from the ‘Dawg’ himself, Randy Jackson; Jen m was on site with her gorgeous Zen Jewelz to give a mini energy consultation followed by a gift of spiritual gemstone jewelry that connected many to their higher self; Hunter Fashion Clips had their adorable handmade hair clips designed by child entrepreneur Hunter Stevens with proceeds that benefit organizations promoting the physical, mental and spiritual development of girls; OKOBOS fitted everyone with their unique footwear gifting shoes designed to be a messenger of hope and a vehicle for change. Jennifer Love Hewitt loved the fact that proceeds from each product benefits their child-focused philanthropic organization. Audra and Daliah had their unique jewelry with a blend of handcrafted South American artisanship and contemporary design on display, which were incredibly impressive. Finally Cool Three, gifted their fashionable and functional accessories as well bags for women and girls and their ‘Big Wave’ professional gear for men.

On the beauty front, invited guests will also be pampered with on-site beauty treatments and beauty products from RN Factor, medicinal skin care products combining the best of nature and science as well as mini facials on site; REVITALASH, a ‘favorite’ at GBK Gift Lounge, was Gifting their eyelash conditioner that lengthens and thickens eye lashes, as well as their new hair product called Hair by RevitaLash, a conditioner that gives you thicker and fuller hair ($ 150 value each); Center for Advance Medicine gifted their extraordinary Trans D Tropin – the only natural product rubbed on your forearms that promises to be a ‘fountain of youth’ used by over 1800 Doctors; Lalo Fitness, gifted 3 personal training sessions valued at $ 450; Vivier Pharma kept attendees from getting burnt on this hot day by gifting their high quality daily moisturizing shield. IT&LY HAIRFASHION, made in Milan Italy treated guests to their Purity Design Styling Line with rich and luxurious phyto-derived antioxidants and uv inhibitors that will hydrate and protect the hair. Barbar Hair Tools gave out his designer hair tools for men and women and finallyInfinity Sun provided Infinity sun glow on the Go sunless tanning aerosol and a spray tan gift certificate.

This Year’s BAZAAR FOR THE SENSES had sampling of some of GBK’s top picks in cuisine and spirits including: Best Tequila, AsomBroso (also the chosen tequila for the 2009 Emmy Awards); Most unique vodka Devotion Vodka and Cognac based liquor, Alize The Best of the Best wines included Verite Wines (Best Meritage), Shafer Wines (Best Cabernet), Etude Wines (Best Californian Pinot Noir), Roco Wines (Best Oregon Pinot Noir), Talbott Vineyards (Best Chardonnay), Pahlmeyer (Best Merlot), and Illumination (Best Sauvignon).

In the food category Chosen for Best Japanese Cuisine was MVSEVM by Brian Ogawa (formerly of Katsuya by Stark and Katana) specializes in fusing five essential senses (sight, hearing, touch, smell and taste) and aims to bridge creativity by supporting homegrown artists, giving them a unique platform to showcase their work. Chosen for Best Gourmet Bites, Garden of Eating Catering & Events served a selection of gourmet hot or cold bites and sweet treats. Chosen for Best Chocolate was CHARLES GOURMET CHOCOLATES. They also gifted boxes of their gourmet artisan chocolates and while providing delicious melt in your mouth samples. Best Street Taco went to CalbiBBQ, a new more modern version of the classic Mexican taco truck fused with authentic Korean BBQ. Chosen for Best Cake was the infamous HANSEN CAKES. They served samples and displayed one of their trademark elaborate display cakes fitted to the theme. This was truly a masterpiece work of art. Best Frozen Yogurt went to Cefiore, who will be sampled their leading all natural, non-fat frozen yogurt with an assortment of toppings. Chosen for Best American Cuisine was JOHNNY ROCKETS. They were on site serving up samples of their delicious shakes and offering the nominees and presenters a VIP Card to eat for a year this American-favorite restaurant group.

The Best Luxury Tea went to FULLY LOADED TEA, a tea company that takes exotic berries full of vitamins and antioxidants and blends them with premium whole leaf green, black and white teas. A selection of teas were displayed and available for tasting. EVO took home the Best Energy Drink category, and plenty of their “positive energy” drinks (full of real, healthy ingredients), and Drench was selected as the Best New Water.

And lastly, to honor its continued commitment to charitable giving, the following charities were present to represent their mission: DONATE LIFE – A national campaign to inspire Americans to donate life by signing up on their state registry as an eye, organ and tissue donor (onelegacy.org); WHITE KNOT for Equality -White Knot for Equality is a non-profit organization formed after the passage of Prop 8 in California to educate and inform the public on the issue of Marriage Equality, engage people in the conversations necessary to change hearts and minds, and visibly show the true support Marriage Equality has (whiteknot.org); FEED THE CHILDREN – Provides food, water, medical care and hope to children worldwide (feedthechildren.org); SOMALY MAM FOUNDATION – Somaly Mam Foundation gave celebrities an opportunity to get involved in ending human trafficking and invited them to attend the second annual SMF benefit in Beverly Hills, a Night of Hopes and Dreams on Sept. 29 (somaly.org).

GBK, formerly GBK Productions, is a luxury lifestyle gifting and special events company, specializing in entertainment marketing integration. Formed in 2000 by Gavin B. Keilly, the company’s Founder and CEO, GBK consists of five divisions: GBK Celebrity Gifting Lounges, GBK Events, GBK Weddings, GBK Charitable Consulting and GBK Marketing/PR. Widely known in the entertainment industry for bringing that little extra something into the Gifting Lounge environment, GBK offers its clients a full range of marketing services. For more information on Gavin B. Keilly (CEO), Carla Domen (VP) or GBK, please go to http://www.gbkproductions.com

For More Information on DONATE LIFE, go to onelegacy.org

For More Information on FEED THE CHILDREN, go to feedthechildren.org

For More Information on WHITE KNOT, go to whiteknot.org

For More Information on SOMALY MAM FOUNDATION, go to somaly.org

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Spectrum K12s EXCEED is Selected 2010 SIIA CODiE Award Finalist in Three Categories

Towson, Md. (PRWEB) February 25, 2010

Spectrum K12 School Solutions announced today that their EXCEED Student Achievement Manager software has been selected as a finalist for a 2010 CODiE Award in three separate categories; Best Classroom Management Solution, Best Education Solution, and Best K-12 Enterprise Solution. Spectrum K12 is one of only 5 companies named as a finalist in three or more categories out of a total of 124 companies that submitted nominations.

EXCEED is an enterprise Student Achievement Management solution that manages, administers and prescribes the personalized learning process and data required for all students including, general, compensatory, gifted, and special education. EXCEED provides teachers an easy to use, automated system that drives day-to-day activities including interventions and progress monitoring. The EXCEED system helps all students achieve success while also giving administrators the ability to surface achievement gaps quickly and examine whats working, and whats not working, at the individual student, class, grade, group, and district level.

To have our software judged and selected as a finalist in three separate categories by such a cross-section of the education industry is recognition of the scope, power and ease of use that our EXCEED Student Achievement Management solution provides, stated Jim Marshall, president and CEO of Spectrum K12 School Solutions.

Despite Economy, Financial Advisor to Affluent Jeff Christenson Uses Innovative Methods, Team to Preserve Wealth, Build Award Winning Practice

Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 30, 2010

With over fifteen years experience working with high-level clients (successful entrepreneurs, real estate developers and well known entertainers, to name a few), Jeff Christenson knows a thing or two about managing substantial wealth. As the President and Founder of Christenson Wealth Management LLC, a comprehensive, private wealth management firm dealing exclusively with high net-worth clients, Jeff has an unparalleled reputation for assisting individuals and families in achieving their financial goals.

Jeff was recently recognized for his considerable achievements with the Advisor Achievement Award from Multi Financial Securities Corporation (Multi-Financial). This special award was given to Christenson for increasing his business over the last 12 months despite the challenges in the economy.

This is a fitting honor for Jeff, who continues to exemplify what it means to be a successful advisor and a trusted guide for his clients, said Multi-Financial President and CEO Brett Harrison. It was a challenging 12 months, but his efforts produced outstanding results.

This is the second honor for Christenson in the last few months, as he was also recently listed among WORTH Magazines national list of Leading Wealth and Legal Advisors. Christenson contributed multiple full-page editorial features to WORTH as part of the program, which educates the most affluent readers in the United Sates on diverse, sophisticated wealth strategies.

Jeff and his highly accredited team realize that these clients have unique needs, and are solidly committed to meeting and exceeding their objectives. Investment portfolios are customized based on the individual situation of each client. These clients benefit from a variety of investment strategies which can help maximize their return and which can help to keep their money in a safe place.

People dont come to us to make them rich; they come to us help keep them rich.

When someone has serious money, they need a serious money manager. If theyre going to put their trust and their financial assets in someones hands, capability is paramount. Smart, sound strategies and a holistic approach to wealth have helped Christensons clients keep a healthy bottom line, despite disaster in the economy.

It is said that 80% of money managers cant beat the S&P 500, and theyre probably right. On the other hand, that means 20% do, and those managers are where we focus our attention and efforts, looking for ways to shepherd wealth with partners who have a proven track record of performance and integrity. My clients demand the best results with the lowest risk, and thats what I look for every day.

Christenson also provides his clients with special access to a unique team of top-tier professionals with national reputations to help his clients preserve their wealth in related and often overlooked areas including Asset Protection, estate planning and life insurance needs, executive compensation and business succession planning and many other areas of concern to clients in his demographic. I cant be an expert at everything, but I can assemble a team of experts, and thats been part of our success. Investment performance is for naught if my clients lose money to a lawsuit, estate taxes or other sources of spoilage. We try to make sure they have all the expert resources they need, says Christenson, who also regularly partners with other advisors across the country to help them bring the same level of service and these innovative strategies to their own clients.

Christenson is a resident of Paradise Valley, Arizona with his unbelievably supportive wife and their two children, a four-year-old daughter and a one-year-old son. He also serves on the Board of Directors for national child abuse prevention and treatment group Child Help USA, a cause he describes as one of the greatest joys of his life. Its an honor which came through his professional career just another reason to love the business. My clients are the greatest people in the world, Jeff says, Literally.

For more information contact Christenson Wealth Management, LLC at:

2575 East Camelback Road, Suite 700, Phoenix, AZ 85016 call: 602.808.5580

or email: Meghan(at)habitsofwealth(dot)com

Securities offered through Multi-Financial Securities Corporation, Member FINRA/SIPC. Christenson Wealth

Management and Multi-Financial Securities Corporation are separate companies. Please consult with a qualified tax advisor prior to implementing any tax related strategy.