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Ron Carson Appointed to the American College of Financial Services Board of Trustees

Omaha Native and Barron's Top 10 Financial Advisor Supports the College's Work to Prepare Next Generation of Financial Advisors to Hit the Ground Running

OMAHA, Neb., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ron Carson announced today that he has been appointed to The American College of Financial Services board of trustees. Carson, the founder and CEO of Carson Wealth Management Group, Peak Advisor Alliance and Carson Institutional Alliance will join the group for a three-year term.

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"The College is helping the industry by adding capacity – building our next generation of advisors. Over the last 20 years the industry has seen a tremendous number of advisors leave the business and that number will only continue to increase," said Carson. "Advisors entering the industry today not only need to understand the terminology, structure and academic part of the business. They also need to hit the ground running as valuable practice management members of their firms. The College offers turnkey programs that produce effective advisors who are able to join a team and make an impact immediately, and eventually, if they so choose, become a primary lead advisor."

Carson has been recognized many times by his industry peers for his efforts to help revolutionize the industry. Barron's* has ranked Ron one of the nation's top advisors for the last eight years. Also, Rep Magazine* chose Ron as the number one independent advisor in the country for five consecutive years. He has also co-authored two New York Times best-selling books that focus on helping advisors growing their businesses.

"The American College is fortunate to have an advisor of Ron's caliber on our Board of Trustees," said Mike Davidson, MSM, CLU®, CAP®, acting president of The American College. "Ron's efforts in our industry are no small feat. His energy and passion for the success of our students and the next generation of advisors will be a welcome addition to the Board."

About Carson Wealth Management Group

Carson Wealth Management Group was founded by Ron Carson in 1983.Through its three companies, Carson Wealth, Peak Advisor Alliance and Carson Institutional Alliance, the organization offers a range of services to high-net-worth investors and financial advisors serving the affluent marketplace. Based in Omaha, Neb., Carson Wealth Management Group's mission is to inspire clients, both investors and financial advisors, to achieve True Wealth through education, communication, and service, which exceed their expectations. For more information, please visit www.carsonwealth.com.

The American College of Financial Services is separate from and not affiliated with Carson Wealth Management Group, which is not responsible for The College's services, policies, or content.

Barron's Magazine, April 13, 2013 issue. The ranking, as identified by Barron's, reflects the volume of assets overseen by the advisor and his team, revenues generated for the firm and the quality of practice.

*Registered Rep Magazine, August 2011 issue. The ranking, as identified by Registered Rep Magazine, reflects the assets under management using the Discovery-RR database system. Discovery is an online database of financial service intermediaries by the Financial Information Group of Shrewsbury, NJ. Discovery maintains data on the registered rep universe then validates the ranking via direct survey.

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