DENVER, CO (February 12, 2013) — Richard “Chip” Mower, CFP®, an independent financial advisor at Meridian Wealth Management in Denver, CO, today announced that he has been recognized as a top financial advisor and named to the LPL Financial Patriot’s Club. This distinction is based on a ranking of all registered advisors supported by LPL Financial LLC (“LPL Financial”), the nation’s largest independent broker-dealer*, and is awarded to less than ten percent of the firm’s approximately 13,100 advisors nationwide.

“We congratulate Chip Mower for this remarkable achievement, which signifies excellence and a proven ability to deliver innovative financial services and solutions,” said Bill Dwyer, President of National Sales and Marketing for LPL Financial. “Patriot’s Club advisors are without a doubt among the premier financial advisors in our industry. They serve as trusted resources and counselors for their clients and their communities.”

Richard “Chip” Mower is affiliated with LPL Financial and provides access to independent financial planning services, investment advice and asset management services to 50 clients in Colorado.

About Meridian
As a truly independent wealth management firm, Meridian provides unbiased investment advice and highly personalized service. We serve a limited number of valued clients by design, empowering us to develop intimate relationships and build multi-generational trust. Governed by a profound understanding of our clients’ core values and investment objectives, we help to build, manage and preserve wealth.

Meridian was founded by experienced, accomplished financial professionals who want more for our clients than what, in our experience, typically may be found at large investment firms and multi-national banks. Based on the simple premise that client satisfaction is our only measure of success, we have created an advisory experience that focuses solely on the individual’s unique financial situation. We call this “planning for life’s what ifs.”

Securities offered through LPL Financial, Member FINRA/SIPC. Investment advice offered through Meridian Wealth Management, a Registered Investment Advisor and a separate entity from LPL Financial.

For more information, contact us at 720-274-1656. On the Web, visit

About LPL Financial
LPL Financial LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LPLA), is the nation’s largest independent broker-dealer (based on total revenues, Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2012), a top RIA custodian, and a leading independent consultant to retirement plans. LPL Financial offers integrated technology, comprehensive clearing and compliance services, practice management programs and training, and independent research to over 13,100 financial advisors and approximately 685 financial institutions. In addition, LPL Financial supports over 4,500 financial advisors licensed with insurance companies by providing customized clearing, advisory platforms and technology solutions. LPL Financial and its affiliates have approximately 2,900 employees with headquarters in Boston, Charlotte, and San Diego. For more information, please visit

*Based on total revenues, Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2012