Aug 11

LPL Financial Awards Nikki Young Achieve Rising Star Scholarship

LPL recognizes next generation of top women advisors

HERNDON, Va. — Northwest Financial Advisors LLC (NWFA), LPL Financial’s (LPL) No. 1 credit union investment program,1 today announced that Financial Advisor Nikki Young has been selected as a recipient of LPL’s Achieve Rising Star Scholarship.2 Young is among only 7 scholarship winners selected out of 79 nominated candidates nationwide.

The scholarship recognizes the next generation of top-producing female advisors and includes an invitation to the firm’s annual Achieve women’s conference to be held in San Francisco in October. The invitation-only event will celebrate the achievements of an elite group of talented female advisors and features a preprogram workshop designed exclusively for them.

Young joined Northwest Financial Advisors in 2017. As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) professional, she offers clients comprehensive wealth management services to assist them in tax-efficiently growing, protecting and transferring their assets.

Kevin Fisher, president and CEO of NWFA said, “It’s no surprise that Nikki would be selected for this distinct honor. She is extremely bright, talented and motivated to succeed. Her clients are fortunate to have her as their financial partner and guide.”

Young said, “The Achieve scholarship recognizes excellence amongst female advisors, and I feel honored to have been selected. I look forward to the opportunity to attend the Achieve conference and build a community with other female advisors. There is a wealth of valuable knowledge to be gained in the interest of serving my clients.”      

Young offers business owners, individuals and families complimentary, no-obligation consultations. Appointments with Young may be held virtually or in person at the firm’s Middleburg, Leesburg and Ashburn branch offices. She can be reached at or through her website


About Northwest Financial Advisors

Serving individuals and businesses across the nation for over a quarter century, Northwest Financial Advisors (NWFA) is owned by NW Capital Management, a wholly owned subsidiary of Northwest Federal Credit Union (NWFCU). The firm offers a comprehensive range of personalized, unbiased wealth management advice and solutions to help individuals and families work toward creating, growing and preserving their assets. LPL Financial, the nation’s leading independent broker-dealer and the firm’s securities custodian, ranked NWFA the No. 2 investment program among its credit union programs and the No. 10 investment program among its bank and credit union programs combined in 2023. Visit for more information. 

1Rankings based on overall production among all LPL Financial FIS advisors as of June 30, 2023.
2Award eligibility includes having 3-10 years in the industry and a minimum of 1 year with LPL Financial. Qualitative criteria considered include accomplishments in the business, community involvement, continuing education, goals for growth and other factors.

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