FORT WORTH, Texas--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--First Command Financial Services, Inc. announced today that it has been named a Gold-level Military Friendly® Award recipient by Victory Media, marking the company’s fifth straight year to be recognized as top employer of military veterans and spouses.
“We are honored to be recognized again this year as a Military Friendly Employer”
This year’s Military Friendly Employer rankings highlight more than 150 companies recognized for excellence in hiring military veterans and spouses. The designation process includes extensive research and a data-driven survey of leading companies and colleges nationwide. The survey, methodology, criteria and weightings are developed with the assistance of an independent advisory council of educators and employers and tested by EY based upon the weightings and methodology established by Victory Media, a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business that connects the military community to civilian employment, entrepreneurial and education opportunities.
“We are honored to be recognized again this year as a Military Friendly Employer,” said Scott Spiker, CEO of First Command. “This ranking highlights our commitment to recruiting military veterans and spouses as the next generation of First Command Financial Advisors, continuing a military-focused hiring strategy that dates back to our company founding more than a half century ago. Recruiting financial professionals with military experience is an ideal way to meet the growing demand for face-to-face financial advisory services delivered in the communities where our service member clients live and work. Today’s military families are facing unique personal finance challenges, and they are seeking the help of knowledgeable and trustworthy Financial Advisors to coach them in the pursuit of long-term financial security.”
First Command employs more than 470 Financial Advisors, about 70 percent of whom come from the ranks of veterans and military spouses. First Command and other Military Friendly® Employers are featured on www.MilitaryFriendly.com.
About First Command
First Command Financial Services and its subsidiaries, including First Command Advisory Services, First Command Bank and First Command Financial Planning, assist American families in their efforts to build wealth, reduce debt and pursue their lifetime financial goals and dreams—focusing on consumer behavior as the first and most powerful determinant of results. Through knowledgeable advice and coaching of the financial behaviors conducive to success, First Command Financial Advisors have built trustworthy, lasting relationships with hundreds of thousands of client families since 1958.
First Command Financial Services, Inc., is the parent of First Command Financial Planning, Inc. (Member SIPC, FINRA), First Command Advisory Services, Inc., First Command Insurance Services, Inc. and First Command Bank. Financial planning services and investment products, including securities, are offered by First Command Financial Planning, Inc. , a broker-dealer. Financial planning and investment advisory services are offered by First Command Advisory Services, Inc., an investment adviser. Insurance products and services are offered by First Command Insurance Services, Inc., in all states except Montana, where as required by law, insurance products and services are offered by First Command Financial Services, Inc. (a separate Montana domestic corporation). Banking products and services are offered by First Command Bank. In certain states, as required by law, First Command Insurance Services, Inc. does business as a separate domestic corporation. Securities products are not FDIC insured, have no bank guarantee and may lose value. A financial plan, by itself, cannot assure that retirement or other financial goals will be met. First Command Financial Services, Inc. and its related entities are not affiliated with, authorized to sell or represent on behalf of or otherwise endorsed by any federal employee benefits programs referenced, by the U.S. government, or the U.S. armed forces.