Bernard Garrah wins Skylight’s top award – Gold Associate of the Year 2014

We would like to congratulate Bernard Garrah on winning Skylight’s prestigious 2014 Gold Associate of the Year.  The award recognizes Bernard’s tremendous performance over the last year – earning him the top spot for his outstanding growth in production, overall business operation, unrivaled dedication to the firm and his own professional and personal growth.

Bernard’s passion to help people plan appropriately to secure their future is evident in everything he does.  He often says that his favorite part of the job is being able to hear what his clients want to accomplish, then problem-solve, present solutions and see the results.  One of his greatest strengths is his ability to quarterback for his clients by making sure all advisors are communicating and working together to see the client’s total financial picture.

On receiving the award, Bernard said, “I am so honored to have been awarded Gold Associate of the Year 2014.  I’m surrounded by a great team and that makes my job all that easier and more enjoyable.  I make it my mission to help my clients plan well so that they can live the life they choose. I want people to be better off for working with me.”

Paul Fox, President of CEO of Skylight Financial Group added, “I’m so delighted for Bernie.  He was the clear winner and is consistently a top performer within the firm.  Bernie is held in the highest esteem by his fellow colleagues as a truly inspirational leader and quality mentor.  He represents what’s best about Skylight.”

Bernard is no stranger to this award having notched up nine “golds” since 2001 and achieving either silver or bronze for a further 4 times.  As a financial planner who’s always at the top of his game, he will add this most recent award to a long list of awards including Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company’s Leader’s Club, Blue Chip Council, the exclusive Top of the Council, as well as the industry’s prestigious Million Dollar Round Table 2001 to 2013.

Bernard T. Garrah, Jr. is a registered representative of and offers securities, investment advisory and financial planning services through MML Investors Services, LLC Member SIPC. 2012 W. 25th Street, Suite 900, Cleveland OH 44113. 216-621-5680