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HighTower's Jania Stout Named One of InvestmentNews' 2018 'Women to Watch'

by HighTower on November 30, 2018

CHICAGO — Nov. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Jania Stout, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Fiduciary Plan Advisors at HighTower, has earned one of 22 coveted spots on InvestmentNews’ 2018 list of ‘Women to Watch.’

“Jania’s long track record of success and dedication to her clients in the retirement space is truly an inspiration, and we are deeply proud of her accomplishments,” said HighTower CEO Elliot Weissbluth. “We congratulate her on this well-deserved accolade.”

With more than 20 years of experience in ERISA plan consulting, Ms. Stout’s Owings Mills, Maryland-based team at Fiduciary Plan Advisors provides clients with a wide range of consulting services on employer-sponsored retirement plans. Ms. Stout is also president-elect of the National Association of Plan Advisors, a regular speaker at the Plan Sponsor National Conference and a frequent contributor to several industry publications.

The InvestmentNews ‘Women to Watch’ list honors female financial advisors and industry executives who exemplify leadership in their communities. The list was compiled through an examination of each nominee’s demonstrated success in leadership, proven ability to effect change in the industry, willingness to share expertise with others and history of giving back to her community. To view the full list, please visit:

In 2018, HighTower advisors have also been featured on Forbes’ lists of America’s Top Wealth Advisors, America’s Top Women Advisors, America’s Top Next-Generation Advisors and America’s Top Retirement Advisors; Barron’s list of the Top 1200 Advisors by State and Top 100 Financial Advisors lists; the Financial Times’ FT 300; Working Mother’s Top Wealth Advisor Moms; and On Wall Street‘s 40 Under 40 list.

About HighTower

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