Accolades & Awards

LHD Retirement Recognition and Awards

John Ludwig has been nominated for and received several prestigious industry awards, including:

  • LPL Financial has recognized John Ludwig to its Chairman’s Council for 2021
  • Selected a NAPA Top DC Advisor Teams for 2021
  • Named to the 2019 edition of the Financial Times 401 Top Retirement Plan Advisers
  • Named by PLANADVISER Magazine as one of the Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers in 2021
  1. Membership in LPL Financial Chairman’s Club is based on year-end production. This elite award is presented to less than 1% of the firm’s more than 17,000 financial advisors nationwide.
  2. NAPA: Selected based solely on defined contribution (DC) plan assets under advisement as reported directly by nominees.
  3. Financial Times: Awarded to financial advisors advising at least $75 million in defined contribution (DC) plan assets where DC plans represent at least 20% of total AUM. Graded on several criteria, including growth in DC plans and assets, plan participation rates, experience and industry certifications, and compliance record.
  4. PLANADVISER: Selected based solely on quantitative factors, including plan assets and number of plans, as reported directly by nominees.