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[News Release] – Melanie Meyer, CFP, CLU of Santa Clarita, CA was one of 14 financial representatives recently inducted into the prestigious Thrivent Financial Hall of Fame. Meyer is a wealth advisor for the Southwest region of Thrivent Financial.

Melanie HeadshotThe Hall of Fame is one of the highest honors Thrivent Financial gives to members of its field organization. Those inducted have at least 20 years of service to the organization, a commitment to helping others achieve financial security and a passion for providing outstanding customer service to Thrivent Financial members. Among Thrivent Financial’s nearly 2,300 financial representatives—professionals who offer a broad range of financial products and services, including life insurance, annuities, mutual funds, disability income insurance and investment products—only 183 are in the Hall of Fame.

Melanie credits her ability to listen to people as her greatest professional asset.

“I think it’s important to take the time to listen to a member’s story before talking about finances,” says Meyer. “My job is to help members sleep better at night because everyone has financial worries, and I can help them manage those worries to they can do the things they want to do.”

“An induction into our Hall of Fame acknowledges a Thrivent Financial representative’s dedication and commitment to helping our members achieve financial security and live generously,” said Knut Olson, Thrivent Financial senior vice president of Mission Advancement. “Meyer has worked with our members for 20 years and we are honored to have her as part of our organization.”

Family members, colleagues and fellow Hall of Fame members were present for the May 12 induction ceremony. Melanie and her husband Jeff have one daughter, Meagan. A photo is available upon request. About Thrivent Financial

Thrivent Financial is a financial services organization that helps Christians be wise with money and live generously. As a membership organization, it offers its nearly 2.4 million member-owners a broad range of products, services and guidance from financial representatives nationwide. For more than a century it has helped members make wise money choices that reflect their values while providing them opportunities to demonstrate their generosity where they live, work and worship.

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