Advisor at Altura Recognized for Outstanding Performance in Investment Services

Posted on August 28, 2013

(Riverside, Calif.) August 28, 2013 – One of the advisors at Altura Credit Union, Christopher Tavares, was recently recognized with a 2012 Gold Pacesetter Award from CUSO Financial Services, LP (CFS) for outstanding performance in investment services. CUSO Financial Services, a broker dealer and Registered Investment Adviser, partners with Altura Credit Union to provide investment services for Altura members.

Tavares, a registered representative affiliated with CFS, received the honor at a recently held annual conference. The Pacesetter Awards honor the top producing registered representatives annually among CFS’s more than 150 credit union programs. Tavares, who has received the Silver Award in the past, was recognized for providing high quality financial and retirement planning services to Altura Credit Union Members while generating significant revenue.

“We congratulate Christopher on his accomplishment and are proud of the continued outstanding service he provides to our clients,” said Jennifer Binkley, Altura chief operating officer. We honor Christopher’s hard work and commitment to our clients. His knowledge, experience and dedication to quality customer service are an inspiration to all of us who strive to provide excellent service to our members.”

The annual awards are presented by CFS as a way to recognize top registered representatives for their dedication to high standards, commitment to superior service and outstanding performance in delivering investment services to clients.

In addition to financial planning and investment services, Altura Credit Union offers a full-range of financial services, including: consumer, home and auto loans, savings and checking accounts, and online and mobile banking services.

About Altura Credit Union

Altura is very proud of its 56 years of service to Members in the Inland Empire. Today Altura is open to anyone who lives, works, attends school or worships in Riverside and San Diego counties, as well as selected cities in Orange and San Bernardino counties. Altura Credit Union, www.alturacu.com, has been recognized with the California Award for Performance Excellence (CAPE), the state’s equivalent of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. Today, Altura Credit Union 86,500 members and has $704.6 million in total assets. For more information on Altura, visit our website, www.alturacu.com, or call 1-888-883-7228.

About CUSO Financial Services, L.P.

CUSO Financial Services, L.P. (CFS) (Member FINRA/SIPC) provides customized investment and insurance solutions to more than 150 credit unions throughout the country. Headquartered in San Diego, with branch offices and licensed representatives nationwide, CFS is a full service broker/dealer and an SEC Registered Investment Adviser with expertise in key areas including retirement services, wealth management, and fee-based and insurance products for both individuals and business customers. For more information, see www.cusonet.com.

Non-deposit investment products and services are offered through CUSO Financial Services, L.P. (“CFS”), a registered broker-dealer (Member FINRA/SIPC) and SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Products offered through CFS: are not NCUA/NCUSIF or otherwise federally insured, are not guarantees or obligations of the credit union, and may involve investment risk including possible loss of principal. Investment Representatives are registered through CFS. The credit union has contracted with CFS to make non-deposit investment products and services available to credit union members.