Cedar Rapids, Iowa – The Iowa Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office, announced on January 21, 2016, that Charlie Weber and Russ Nieland of TrueNorth Wealth Management were honored with the Patriot Award in recognition of extraordinary support of its employee serving in the Guard and Reserve.
According to Dick Rue, Iowa ESGR State Chair, “the Patriot Award was created by ESGR to publicly recognize individuals who provide outstanding patriotic support and cooperation to their employees, who like citizen warriors before them, have answered their nation’s call to serve. Weber and Nieland, Managing Partners of TrueNorth Wealth Management were nominated for being highly supportive of the Reserve Service by their Reserve Component employee. Supportive supervisors are critical to maintaining the strength and readiness of the nation’s Guard and Reserve units.”
After accepting the award, Weber acknowledged this honor, saying, “I think I speak for Russ and myself when I say that I value the freedoms that my family and I live each day with. Supporting the National Guard so they can take the time to focus on protecting us without stepping back in their careers is my way of expressing my gratitude. I am thankful every day for what Mr. Reynolds and our military does for us.”
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office, seeks to foster a culture in which all employers support and value the employment and military service of members of the National Guard and Reserve in the United States. ESGR facilitates and promotes a cooperative culture of employer support, increasing awareness of applicable laws and policies, resolving potential conflicts between employers and their service members, and acting as the employers’ principal advocate within DoD. Paramount to ESGR’s mission is encouraging employment of Guardsmen and Reservists who bring integrity, global perspective and proven leadership to the civilian workforce.
For more information about ESGR Outreach Programs, or ESGR volunteer opportunities, please call 1-800-336-4590 or visit www.ESGR.mil.
Iowa Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve
7105 NW 70th Ave., Johnston, IA 50131
The financial professionals at TrueNorth Wealth Management are registered representatives with and Securities offered through LPL Financial, Member FINRA/SIPC. Investment advice offered through Private Advisor Group, a registered investment advisor. ESGR, Private Advisor Group, Charlie Weber and Russ Nieland are separate entities from LPL Financial.