Active is celebrating the start of another successful year, after winning a prestigious award at the inaugural Yorkshire Financial Awards.
The firm was shortlisted in six categories, both as a business and for individuals. The results were announced at a ceremony at Royal Armouries in Leeds on 21 February.
On the night, our Liza Pontone, Chartered Financial Planner was awarded
- Outstanding Achievement
Active was also shortlisted for:
- Best Employer
- Financial Adviser Team of the Year
- Director of the Year (Karl Pemberton, Managing Director)
- Independent Financial Adviser of the Year (Paul Gibson, Director)
- Rising Star (Andrew Gilmore, Chartered Financial Planner)
Active is the only firm in the Yorkshire Financial Awards 2019 to have been shortlisted in six categories.
Karl Pemberton, Managing Director said: “This is a fantastic result for everyone on the team at Active. Even though a few individuals were highlighted for separate awards, every single person on the team deserves some recognition and reward.
“The team has worked exceptionally hard to build up a brand that is respected within the region, well-liked among those who know us, and, most importantly, trusted to give crystal clear and impartial advice. I am delighted that this has been acknowledged by the judging panel, and it has given us a fantastic start to the year.”
Liza Pontone, Chartered Financial Planner at Active, said: “It’s an honour to have even been shortlisted for the Outstanding Achievement award at the Yorkshire Financial Awards, but to actually win was just amazing.
“The culture at Active is about providing a gold standard service for our clients and being respected and treated well as a team. We celebrate success and share best practice. This award is for the whole team, as we all support each other to do well and deliver for our clients”