WFA’s Jody Bluitt Named to the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce 40 Under Forty Class of 2022 Honorees
SHREVEPORT, La.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 6, 2022--
WFA (formerly Williams Financial Advisors), a service-oriented, innovative wealth management organization, is proud to announce that Partner & Wealth Advisor, Jody Bluitt, has been named to the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce 40 Under Forty Class of 2022. 40 Under Forty Awards honors forty professionals under 40 who have excelled in their careers, education, professional development, community leadership, and volunteer efforts.
This distinction is brought to the area by the Young Professionals Initiative (YPI) of Northwest Louisiana, a program of the Greater Shreveport Chamber. YPI exists to create a network of community leaders under 40 to enhance the development of Northwest Louisiana. One of these 40 honorees will receive the Young Professional of the Year Award at the 40 Under Forty Awards Gala on December 2, 2022, at Sam’s Town Hotel & Casino in Shreveport, Louisiana.
“To be recognized as one of the 40 honorees on this list means the absolute world to me. I truly believe financial literacy is a launchpad for success not only in business but in life and should be taught at all levels,” said Jody Bluitt. “Through my volunteerism, I have seen firsthand how financial literacy can transform communities and lives. It’s not just about helping people survive, but empowering them to thrive—that’s my forever life’s work.”
Over the last 15 years, the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce 40 Under 40 profiles Northwest Louisiana’s outstanding entrepreneurs, executives, managers, and professionals in public, private, or non-profit sectors. Winners are chosen based on such values as achievement, experience and innovation, vision, leadership, and community involvement.
As a Wealth Advisor, Jody is fully-engaged in financial literacy and activism for underserved youth in the Shreveport-Bossier community. Jody is an active volunteer, donor, and judge for the Caddo Schools Amazing Shake Program, High School Volunteer for Junior Achievement, Southwood High School, Bossier High School, and Woodlawn High School.
Dany Martin, MBA, Partner and Wealth Advisor at WFA-Plan Invest Inspire added, “I’ve had the privilege of working with Jody for years, and I can attest that he is an exceptional leader who takes community service and activism to a whole new level. The power of Jody’s example has proven that adversity can be a driving force of human transformation that moves people and community past the threshold.”
Chase Crump, CFP®, Partner and Wealth Advisor at WFA-Plan Invest Inspire said,” It’s no surprise that Jody was selected for this prestigious recognition. Jody is a humble, hard-working and empathetic advisor. He is solution-oriented, and I’ve witnessed him on multiple occasions go out of his way for clients to find solutions to challenges and obstacles they are having in their lives.”
Recently, Jody Bluitt was named to the LUMINARIES Class of 2022 Finalists by ThinkAdvisor and to the Advisory Board of the Shreveport-Bossier African American Chamber of Commerce in 2021. Jody and his wife Ria started the New Mommy Brunch program for new mothers to bond, share personal stories and learn about post-partum depression and other challenges that women face after having a baby.
WFA is a service-oriented, innovative wealth management organization based in Shreveport, Louisiana. WFA is affiliated with RFG Advisory, a hybrid registered investment advisor (RIA) based in Birmingham, Alabama. The firm was just named 2021 Best Places to Work for Financial Advisers and recognized as a 2021 Innovative Awards Finalist by InvestmentNews among other coveted distinctions in the industry.
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About Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce (GSCC) is a 501(C)(6) non-profit with a 501(C)(3) charitable Foundation. Since its founding in 1910, the mission of the GSCC has been to promote economic prosperity, serve as a business advocate, and celebrate the achievements of the Shreveport-Bossier region. With over 1800 members, the GSCC has earned designation as a 5-Star Accredited Chamber by the US Chamber of Commerce, one of less than 2% of Chambers across the country honored with this distinction.
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