The Family Wealth Alliance Announces Best in Industry Awards Winners

Chicago, Illinois, UNITED STATES

CHICAGO, Oct. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Family Wealth Alliance (“The Alliance”), a leading voice on trends and developments in the family office community, announced today winners of its Best in the Industry Awards. The Awards were bestowed during The Alliance Anniversary Awards Gala, attended by 165 industry leaders and held in conjunction with its annual Fall Forum.

"We received more than 100 nominations for this year’s awards, and our judges had an extremely difficult time choosing the category winners,” commented Thomas R. Livergood, Founder and Chief Executive Officer. He added, “each finalist deserved to win, as the businesses represented were truly best in class in so many ways.” The judge’s panel was led by Jamie McLaughlin, CEO, J.H. McLaughlin & Co., and Nancy Ann Akeson, President, Total Personal Services Administrative Group.

The winners listed below were nominated by their fellow industry professionals:

Accounting, CPA or Law Firm Serving Family Offices:Handler Thayer
Outsource Solution/Provider:Teresa Leigh Household Risk Management
Security and Risk Management Solution/ Provider:Hillard Heintze
Technology Solution/Provider:Risclarity
Noteworthy Newcomer:O'Connor Professional Group
Innovative Investment/Asset Class:V3Limited
Family Counsel:The Family Business Consulting Group
The Client Experience:Arabella Advisors
Special Industry Contribution:Bruce Benesch, Grant Thornton
External Chief Investment Officer (Firm):DiMeo Schneider & Associates
External Chief Investment Officer (Executive):Greg Friedman, Greycourt
Boutique Multifamily Office (Firm):Delegate Advisors
Boutique Multifamily Office (Executive):Kathy Lintz, Matter Family Office
Large Multifamily Office (Firm):BBR Partners
Large Multifamily Office (Executive):Leslie Voth, Pitcairn
Thought Leadership:Kirby Rosplock, Tamarind Partners
Lifetime Achievement:Maria Elena Lagomasino, WE Family Offices
Michael J. Brink Award:Neil Kreuzberger, Kreuzberger & Associates

The Family Wealth Alliance applauds all the awards participants, finalists and winners.

About The Family Wealth Alliance

The Family Wealth Alliance convenes family wealth firms and organizations providing specialty services that, together, serve select private families across North America. The organization also provides thought leadership via Alliance Research. For more information about thought leadership, membership and networking opportunities offered by The Alliance, please visit

Thomas R. Livergood, Founder and CEO
The Family Wealth Alliance
312-248-8820, ext. 700