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The 2017 HTK Blue Chip Award Winner Announced

HORSHAM, Pa. – June 21, 2018 – Michael Scott, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, a financial advisor and owner of Independence Financial, Oshkosh, WI, received high honors as the 2017 Hornor, Townsend & Kent, Inc. (HTK) Blue Chip Award winner for his continued integrity and commitment to his clients and work. HTK is a full service broker-dealer offering a complete range of financial solutions, including investments, insurance and annuities.

The prestigious HTK Blue Chip Award is presented annually to one financial professional who exemplifies the principles and values of HTK.  To qualify for the award, the recipient must be a top sales performer and demonstrate the highest level of integrity in meeting the needs of clients. Scott was selected by the HTK leadership team for his excellent customer service and unwavering dedication to his clients and the financial community.

“I’m honored to be presented with this distinguished award. For over 17 years, I’ve had the pleasure of being surrounded by a great team at Independence Financial and we enjoy helping business owners and other individuals with their retirement and financial planning needs,” said Scott. “I look forward to continuing to go the extra mile for our clients, and in delivering exceptional service over the course of my career.”

In addition to his dedication to Independence Financial, Scott also participates in a variety of professional and non-profit organizations, including serving on the investment committee for the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation, and is on the board of directors at the Paine Art Center.

“We are pleased to present Michael with this award. The service and dedication that he has provided clients is the embodiment of our company values,” said Tim Donahue, president and CEO of HTK. “He has distinguished himself through years of hard work, and his client-first mentality is a philosophy that we will always stand by."

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