1200x1200-mibw-logo-750xx1200-675-0-263ST. LOUIS, August 12, 2016 –Moneta Group Partner Diane Compardo was recently named to the St. Louis Business Journal’s prestigious list of “Most Influential Business Women.” Chosen from more than 200 nominations, Diane was recognized for both her professional accomplishments and her community involvement.

“I am humbled to be chosen as a recipient of this honor,” Compardo said. “Throughout my career, I have been fortunate to be surrounded and inspired by dedicated team members who bring their unique talents and skills to our clients every day. Because of our team’s hard work and dedication, we have been able to achieve great success together.”

The 2016 class of 25 women represent a diverse set of industries and backgrounds throughout the St. Louis region. They were selected by previous recipients of the distinguished honor and will be recognized at a luncheon held on Friday, August 12, 2016. Chosen annually by the St. Louis Business Journal, the “Most Influential Business Women” list is one of the publication’s highest distinctions, reserved only for those who have truly reached the pinnacle of professional success.

Diane is the founder of The Compardo Team, a leading provider of objective financial counsel and outstanding service to successful families and has been at Moneta for over 19 years. As a fiduciary and advocate, her team of 14 highly credentialed professionals is comprised of experienced and trusted advisers committed to helping clients manage the many financial issues they face in today’s complex environment.

A certified public accountant, certified financial planner™, personal financial specialist and accredited wealth management adviser, Diane is routinely recognized for her accomplishments. In 2016, she was the only woman in Missouri named to Barron’s list of “The Top 100 Women Financial Advisors.” She was also the only woman in Missouri named to the Financial Times’ inaugural list of the “Top 100 Women Financial Advisors in the U.S.” In 2015, Diane was named as one of the Missouri Athletic Club’s 2015 “Women of Distinction,” received a “Reaching Out” award from Town & Style magazine, and was named an “Unsung Hero” by the St. Louis Small Business Monthly. She was also named to the publication’s list of “100 St. Louisans You Should Know to Succeed in Business” in April 2016.

Diane received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and a Master of Accountancy degree with a concentration in taxation from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. She is a member of the Women Presidents’ Organization. Diane is a tireless advocate for homeless youth through her involvement with Covenant House Missouri, which provides housing, education and life-skills training to homeless youth. She has been a member of the organization’s board of directors since 2009.

With more than $14 billion in assets under management, Moneta Group is one of the nation’s largest independently?owned financial planning organizations, serving clients and their financial goals since 1869.

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