David Schaper becomes a Member of the Financial Services Institute

April 20, 2012
For Immediate Release
David Schaper

David Schaper becomes a Member of the Financial Services Institute
FSI Advocates for Main Street Americans’ Access to Independent, Affordable Financial Advice
Anaheim, California – Local financial advisor, David Schaper, CRPC®, AWMA® and President of Benchmark Wealth Management, today announced he has become a member of the Financial Services Institute in Washington, D.C..  FSI advocates for Main Street Americans’ access to unbiased, affordable financial advice, delivered by a growing network of over 35,000 independent financial advisor members.
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“I am proud to become a member of the FSI, an organization that works hard every day to protect my clients’ access to quality financial advice.”, said Mr. Schaper.  “FSI helps educate elected officials and regulators on what Americans need from financial advisors and how the industry works with clients to secure their financial futures.  They also help ensure that I can continue to offer my clients and potential clients the advice they need.”.
“We are very pleased to have Dave as a new member.”, said FSI President & CEO Dale E. Brown.  “Our advocacy is only as effective as our engaged members.  Conscientous advisors like Dave help bring real-life experience to our efforts.  We plan to work closely Dave as we advocate for independent financial advisors and the hard-working clients they serve.”.


About Benchmark Wealth Management – Headquartered in Anaheim, Ca, established in 2004 and currently has 10 branch offices with 21 experienced Financial Consultants and staff.  Benchmark was founded by a group of advisors with decades of experience in the financial services industry.  Over the years we saw the industry shift its focus from the needs of clients to the profitability of the firm.  This paradigm shift has largely changed today’s role of the “Financial Advisor” from consultant to salesperson.


Through Benchmark’s affiliation with LPL Financial, our advisors have the true independence to provide unbiased advice to help our clients pursue their financial goals – we do not have any sales quotas or proprietary products.  Our independence allows us to properly place our focus where it belongs – on our clients’ needs.  We value relationships over transactions!

For more information, please visit www.BenchmarkWealthManagement.com


About the Financial Services Institute (FSI) – FSI is an advocacy organization for independent financial services firms and independent financial advisors.  Established in January 2004, we have well over 100 broker / dealer members and over 35,000 financial advisor members.  Our member firms have upwards of 180,000 financial advisors affiliated with them.  Our mission is to create a more responsible regulatory environment for independent broker / dealers and their affiliated independent financial advisors through effective advocacy, education and public awareness.  Our strategy includes involvement in FINRA governance, constructive engagement in the regulatory process and effective influence on the legislative process.  For more information, please visit www.financialservices.org.


 Tracking # 1-052163

David Schaper is a Registered Representative with and Securities offered through LPL Financial, member FINRA/SIPC.