Janney is proud of these Financial Advisors and their high standards of success in financial relationships.

PHILADELPHIA —Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, a leading full-service wealth management, capital markets, and asset management firm, is pleased to announce Forbes has named Financial Advisors Binnie Footer, Donna Judge, Clare Schwemlein, and Sheila Shaffer to its 2021 list of Top Women Wealth Advisors.

"We are proud that Binnie, Donna, Clare, and Sheila have been recognized by Forbes among the best Financial Advisors in the country,” said Jerry Lombard, President of the firm’s Private Client Group. “They embody the highest standards of success in financial relationships, and this recognition is a testament to their commitment to help their clients achieve their financial goals.”

The Forbes ranking of America’s Top Women Wealth Advisors, developed by SHOOK Research, spotlights the nation’s standout financial strategists with at least seven years of experience. Nominated by their firms, each advisor is researched, interviewed, and assigned a nationwide ranking. The ranking is based on an algorithm of qualitative and quantitative data, rating thousands of wealth advisors and weighing factors like revenue trends, assets under management, compliance records, industry experience, and best practices learned through telephone and in-person interviews. View this year’s list.

About Janney’s Top Women Wealth Advisors:

Binnie S. Footer — Blue Bell, Pennsylvania

Binnie S. Footer, Executive Vice President is a Financial Advisor and the founding member of The Footer Financial Group, a multi-dimensional wealth management team in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania. With over 30 years of industry experience, Binnie has crafted a unique and sophisticated financial consulting practice. She is an Accredited Wealth Management Advisor® and specializes in asset allocation strategies and risk management techniques for high-net-worth individuals, families and corporations.

She has served on Janney’s Board of Managers and is a founder of Janney’s Women’s Interactive Network. Binnie also serves as a regional representative on the firm’s Financial Advisor Council and Advisory Council.

Donna Judge – Glastonbury, Connecticut

Donna Judge is a Financial Advisor and Executive Vice President of Judge-Trevethan Wealth Advisors. She has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry and, prior to joining Janney, served as Financial Advisor at Wells Fargo Advisors and, through mergers and acquisitions, their predecessor firms of AG Edwards and Wachovia Securities. She has been recognized by Forbes as a Best-In-State Wealth Advisor as well.

Clare Schwemlein — Chillicothe, Ohio

Clare Schwemlein is a Financial Advisor and Executive Vice President and a member of The Schwemlein Wealth Management Group. With over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry and as a Certified Financial Planner™, she provides investment advice to individual, corporate, and institutional clients for retirement planning, trusts, education savings, charity and estate planning, stock options, private money management, insurance, and other areas of investing. She is a member of Janney’s Advisory Council.

Sheila S. Shaffer — Washington, D.C.

Sheila S. Shaffer is a Certified Financial Planner™, Financial Advisor and Executive Vice President, and directs Shaffer Wealth Advisors. With over 30 years of experience, she and her team provide personalized comprehensive wealth management and customized portfolio solutions for affluent clients including financial planning, asset allocation, retirement planning and income solutions, charitable/legacy planning, education funding, and inter-generational wealth transfer. Sheila was named Janney’s 2017 Financial Advisor of the year and currently serves as a member of the firm’s Advisory Council. She previously served on Janney’s Board of Managers, and Financial Advisor Council. She is also a founder of the firm’s Women’s Interactive Network.

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