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Craig S. Johlfs has been inducted into the Prestigious Marquis Who's Who Biographical Registry

Craig S. Johlfs is president of Johlfs Financial Group and a financial advisor at Waddell & Reed.

    GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO, January 27, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Craig S. Johlfs has been inducted into Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

The president of Johlfs Financial Group and a financial advisor at Waddell & Reed since 2006, Mr. Johlfs initially obtained a Bachelor of Arts from Southern Illinois University in 2002. Additionally, he completed his coursework at College for Financial Planning for his AWMA® and AAMS® Designations in 2016, the CMFC® in 2008 and his CFP® Designation in 2015. Additionally, Mr. Johlfs is a member of the Colorado chapter of the Financial Planning Association, the Million Dollar Round Table and the Denver Children's Advocacy Center, where he is an active Board Member.

Johlfs Financial Group hosts a team of licensed advisors and support staff with a goal of providing comprehensive financial planning services and investment management designed to improve, optimize and balance their clients' financial situation. The company emphasizes strategy over product, and are comprehensive in their process and objective in recommendations. Additionally, they strive to take the complexity and frustration out of the picture so clients can find confidence in their personalized financial plan. In the coming years, Mr. Johlfs plans to quadruple the size of the business.

In his present posts with Waddell & Reed, Mr. Johlfs aims to create a financial planning strategy that is tailor-made to his clients' individual situation. He approaches each plan holistically and creates a strategy unique to each client. Upon doing so, Mr. Johlfs reinforces healthy financial habits and behavior to help ensure that the client is on track to pursue their goals.

With his concise business model, philanthropic efforts and community involvement, Mr. Johlfs was recognized among Denver Business Journal's 40-Under-40. He was further celebrated as a platinum medalist at Waddell & Reed in 2016, 2017 and 2018. Mr. Johlfs was also appointed to Waddell & Reed's Presidents Council in 2019 and 2020.

Most recently, Craig Johlfs, CFP® was recognized as one of the 200 fastest-growing advisors in the U.S. by The 2019 Thrive Award was compiled by measuring the percentage revenue growth over the previous three years. Average revenue growth of the top 200 list was three times the industry average, as calculated by McKinsey & Company's PriceMetrix.

In 2020, Craig has been featured in the Forbes Best In State Wealth Advisors, #43 in Colorado. This year's Best-In-State Wealth Advisors list spotlights more than 4,000 top advisors across the country who were nominated by their firms—and then researched, interviewed and assigned a ranking within their respective states and markets.

Mr. Johlfs decided to become a financial advisor after a career as an educator. He began his career teaching English in Japan and South Korea after college. Soon thereafter, he quickly began traveling while subscribing to the philosophy of having fun, enjoying life and being happy. Mr. Johlfs attributes his success to his habit of being proactive and having a positive attitude.

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