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PRESS RELEASE | Good Life President named 2017 Forty Under 40 Winner



Wyomissing, PA – June 16, 2017: Courtnie Nein, President and Co-Founder of The Good Life Companies, was named one of the winners of the 2017 Forty Under 40 Awards by the Lehigh Valley Business Journal. The award ceremony took place at a special dinner event on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Bear Creek Mountain Resort.

The prestigious Forty Under 40 awards program celebrates 40 of the Greater Lehigh Valley’s most accomplished young businessmen and women who have been making headlines in their field.

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These men and women share a mutual commitment to business growth, to professional excellence, and to serving their community. The 2017 winners were assessed on their professional accomplishments, leadership, vision, and community service.

“I am very honored to be one of the recipients of such a prominent award.  To be considered by the Lehigh Valley Business Journal as a successful businesswoman is humbling. As the President of The Good Life Companies, I believe in leading by example and being the best version of myself each day. Being considered for this award is a culmination of my professional accomplishments, my dedication to community service and most importantly, my commitment to my family and friends,” said Nein.

Nein founded The Good Life Companies in 2012 after seeing a gap in the marketplace for successful advisors wanting a turn-key solution to support their independent financial advisory practice. Nein, along with her partner Conor Delaney, began developing procedures, products and support which became the foundation for the offering at Good Life today. The Good Life Companies are: Good Life Financial Advisors the umbrella company for independent advisors based in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, Good Life Advisors the advisor owned RIA, Good Life Advisor Systems a turnkey solution to support individual advisor’s practices, and Good Life Insurance Associates.

The Good Life Companies’ mission is to give their national network of advisors and their clients access to independent financial advice. They specialize in Registered Investment Advisory services and full service support for independent advisors across the country. Their mission is to build a long-term relationship as their trusted and knowledgeable partner.  The Good Life Companies aims to accomplish this through a commitment to integrity and a high level of client service.

PRESS RELEASE | Investment News names Good Life CEO one of its 2017 40 Under 40

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Reading, PA – June 19, 2017: InvestmentNews recently named Conor Delaney as one of its 2017 40 Under 40. Based on accomplishments to date, contributions to the financial advisory industry, leadership and promise, Conor Delaney was chosen from more than 800 nominations.

“It is an honor to be selected for such a prestigious award.  When we started The Good Life Companies, my intention was to build processes, services and technology to create a practical and affordable way to deliver financial advice to middle America via our advisors anywhere across the country.  To be selected by InvestmentNews and the distinguished panel of judges from more than 800 peers for successfully implementing our initial plan is very humbling,” said Delaney.

Conor Delaney founded The Good Life Companies in 2012 after seeing a gap in the marketplace for successful advisors wanting a turn-key solution to support their independent financial advisory practice. Conor Delaney, along with his partner Courtnie Nein, began developing procedures, products and support which became the foundation for the offering at Good Life today. The Good Life Companies are: Good Life Financial Advisors the umbrella company for independent advisors based in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, Good Life Advisors the advisor owned RIA, Good Life Advisor Systems a turnkey solution to support individual advisor’s practices, and Good Life Insurance Associates.

Conor Delaney will be featured along with the other 40 Under 40 notables in the June 19 issue of InvestmentNews.

“Given the passion, dedication and innovative spirit that are hallmarks of the U.S. financial advice industry, it’s not surprising we received more than 800 nominations when we put out our call for this year’s class of 40 Under 40s,” said Frederick P. Gabriel Jr., editor of InvestmentNews. “Whittling those nominations down to just 40 honorees was tough. But, after reading our honorees’ stories, I have no doubt that InvestmentNews’ readers will feel as inspired and hopeful of the future of the industry as we do.” 

To learn more about Conor Delaney and the award, please go to www.InvestmentNews.com/40.

 
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IN THE NEWS | Good Life makes it’s way to the top


Reading Eagle: Susan L. Angstadt | Good Life Advisors LLC’s Courtnie E. Nein and Conor F. Delaney. Good Life has a presence in more than 30 states, with 70 advisers and more than $1.5 billion in client assets.

Business Weekly / Reading Eagle
Top 50 list: companies stand out
By Carole Duran
Tuesday May 23, 2017

While 50 companies are recognized on the Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce & Industry top business awards, several stand out.

What sets them apart is the fact that, last year, one wasn’t even on the list, making its way from the top entrepreneurs final placings (Good Life Advisors LLC). Another moved from 45 in the ranking to 10 (Santander Arena and Performing Arts Center). And still another has maintained a high ranking for at least three years, appearing in the top 5 (Triose Inc.)… Read Full Article Here!

IN THE NEWS | Good Life President On “Silver Tsunami”

Business Weekly / Reading Eagle
Office Space: Silver tsunami will soon hit
By Courtnie Nein
Tuesday May 16, 2017

America’s population is aging. It is no secret and it’s happening at a rapid rate.

People older than 65 will represent approximately 20 percent of our population by 2050. This tidal wave of people turning 65 is referred to in the financial marketplace as the silver tsunami.

The aging U.S. population will put increased pressure on the health care system. According to “Medicare & You 2014,” published in September 2013 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 7 in 10 Americans 65 and older will need long-term care at some point… Read Full Article Here!

PRESS RELEASE | Good Life CEO recognized as Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award Finalist

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Wyomissing, PA – May 4, 2017: EY Announces Conor Delaney of The Good Life Companies Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award Finalist in Greater Philadelphia

EY today announced that Conor Delaney, CEO of The Good Life Companies is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award in the Greater Philadelphia Region. The awards program, which is celebrating its 31st year, recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Delaney was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at the Kimmel Center for Performing Arts, Perelman Theater Plaza.

“It is an honor to be considered for such a prestigious award. When we started The Good Life Companies, my intention was to create a business that could serve middle America, anywhere across the country. To be considered by EY and the distinguished panel of judges for successfully implementing our initial plan is very humbling. Like many other businesses in the country, our executive team prides ourselves on bringing a blue-collar, Philadelphia-style work ethic to our business every day. Being considered for this award is a culmination of that culture we have strived to create and the difference we have attempted to make in communities regionally as well as across the US,” said Delaney.

Delaney founded The Good Life Companies in 2012 after seeing a gap in the marketplace for successful advisors wanting a turn-key solution to support their independent financial advisory practice. Mr. Delaney, along with his partner Courtnie Nein, began developing procedures, products and support which became the foundation for the offering at Good Life today. The Good Life Companies are: Good Life Financial Advisors the umbrella company for independent advisors based in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, Good Life Advisors the advisor owned RIA, Good Life Advisor Systems a turnkey solution to support individual advisor’s practices, and Good Life Insurance Associates.

Now in its 31st year, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in over 145 cities and more than 60 countries throughout the world.

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National competition. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 18, 2017. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth ForumTM, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

Sponsors
Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored in the US by SAP America, Merrill Corporation and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. In Greater Philadelphia, sponsors also include PNC, Pine Hill Group, Murray Devine, SolomonEdwardsGroup, BallardSpahr, Morgan Lewis, Pepper Hamilton, Philadelphia Business Journal and Simkiss & Block.

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About Entrepreneur Of The Year® Entrepreneur Of The Year®, founded by EY, is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs, chosen from an independent panel of judges including entrepreneurs and prominent leaders from business, finance, and the local community. The program makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global awards program of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in over 145 cities and more than 60 countries. ey.com/eoy.

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