ACQ5 Global Awards Names Moneta Group RIA of the Year and Gene Diederich Game Changer of the Year

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ST. LOUIS, MO–July 30, 2015–Moneta Group Investment Advisors, the 6th largest independent RIA in the country, is pleased to announce that it has been named “RIA of the Year” by ACQ5 Global Awards. In addition, Moneta Group CEO, Gene Diederich, was also recognized as the Game Changer of the Year.

ACQ5 Awards LogoACQ5 Global Awards celebrates achievement, innovation and brilliance in their annual awards list. They hold an independent nomination process, where the award winners are chosen by industry leaders.

Every year, ACQ5 seeks the assistance of their readers in recognizing eminent individuals, exemplary teams, and distinguished businesses. This year, the total number of nominations received stood at 32, 966, their highest to date, making Moneta Group’s winning of two awards even more impressive.

In addition to being named RIA of the Year by ACQ5, Moneta Group has been named to the Top 300 RIAs in the country by Financial Times Magazine, a Top Workplace in St. Louis, and one of the Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers in the country by PlanAdviser Magazine. These accolades demonstrate Moneta’s continuous dedication to providing clients with above and beyond service, helping them manage the multitude of financial issues they face in today’s complex financial world.

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Moneta Group CEO, Gene Diederich

Many of these awards could not have been achieved without Moneta Group CEO, Gene Diederich, who joined the firm in 2009 as CEO and Principal.  In his seven years at Moneta, his leadership expertise and strategic planning have driven the growth of the firm.

Ultimately, Gene represents the core values of Moneta Group in that he is passionate about what he does, he delivers ‘Raving Fan’ service, and he acts only in each client’s best interest.

As Principal and CEO, he is a champion for the fiduciary standard. Since 2009, he has worked to build a strong infrastructure to support the advisor teams and help them deliver exceptional client service. His mentorship has attracted top talent, and these key hires have provided clients with a vast network of resources.

As a role model, he exemplifies the importance of taking exceptional care of our clients and each other. He also represents the best of what Moneta has to offer: humility, kindness and a desire to make a difference in the lives of their clients.

Diederich says that he is humbled by the two awards and believes they are an affirmation of the outstanding client service that Moneta provides. “As fiduciaries and as our clients’ advocates, our top priority is providing comprehensive advice and ‘Raving Fan’ service,” he says. “We are absolutely committed to helping them manage the many financial issues they face in today’s complex financial world.”

To read the full award magazine, click here and visit page 67.