Date: 09.24.15

Summit Brokerage Services, Announces Spotlight Charity for its 2015 Conference | Summit

Boca Raton, Florida, September 24, 2015 - Summit Brokerage Services, Inc. the Highest Rated Independent Broker-Dealer in the Country*, announced that Connected Warriors, the non-profit that supports our military service members, veterans and their families by offering free Trauma-Conscious Yoga Therapy, has been selected as Summit’s 2015 spotlight charity for their annual convention.

"We are beyond honored that Summit has selected Connected Warriors as their spotlight charity for their 2015 convention” said Judy Weaver, Co-Founder and Director of Education for Connected Warriors. “Summit’s well-established track record in philanthropy is a resounding testament to their culture and we are excited by their focus in helping us add more instructors to offer yoga to our veterans.”

Connected Warriors, offers free yoga classes for veterans and their families who seek to manage their stress through yoga poses. They learn how to breathe, meditate, stretch and balance with people who understand their battlefield encounters. Researchers are confirming that yoga's exercises and relaxation effects help veterans' physical problems, moods and energy levels. Several studies are exploring how yoga complements psychiatric therapy.

“Summit’s financial advisors and associates have answered the call to support charities that affect all of us throughout our communities,” said Marshall Leeds, President and CEO of Summit. “We are proud to be part of community where we see firsthand many of the sacrifices our men and women in the armed services, as well as their families, make for all Americans. We’re humbled by their service to our country and are honored to be able to help them.”

About Connected Warriors

Connected Warriors is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded on the principles of volunteerism and selfless giving. It is a collection of yoga teachers, business professionals and military veterans who have joined together to honor military men, women and families by making available an effective method of health and well-being. The practice of yoga is used as a powerful tool helping Veterans overcome stresses, injuries and unwanted effects of military service.

For more information on Connected Warriors to donate, please visit Summit's Connected Warriors Page

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About Summit Brokerage Services, Inc.

Summit Brokerage Services is part of Cetera Financial Group. Summit Brokerage provides a broad range of securities brokerage and investment services to primarily individual investors. Summit Brokerage also sells insurance products, predominantly fixed and variable annuities and life insurance through its subsidiary, SBS Insurance Agency of Florida. Summit Brokerage also provides asset management services through its investment advisor, Summit Financial Group, Inc.

About Cetera Financial Group

Cetera Financial Group® ("Cetera") is a leading network of independent retail broker-dealers empowering the delivery of objective financial advice to individuals, families and company retirement plans across the country through trusted financial advisors and financial institutions. Cetera is the second-largest independent financial advisor network in the nation by number of advisors, as well as a leading provider of retail services to the investment programs of banks and credit unions.

Through its multiple distinct firms, Cetera offers independent and institutions-based advisors the benefits of a large, established broker-dealer and registered investment adviser, while serving advisors and institutions in a way that is customized to their needs and aspirations. Advisor support resources offered through Cetera include award-winning wealth management and advisory platforms, comprehensive broker-dealer and registered investment adviser services, practice management support and innovative technology. For more information, visit

"Cetera Financial Group" refers to the network of retail independent broker-dealers encompassing, among others, Cetera Advisors, Cetera Advisor Networks, Cetera Financial Institutions, Cetera Financial Specialists, First Allied Securities, Girard Securities, The Legend Group and Summit Brokerage Services.

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Rob Crowe
Summit Brokerage Services, Inc.
595 S. Federal Highway, #500
Boca Raton, FL 33432