North Star Announced as Winner of the 2015 BBB Torch Awards for Ethics


MINNEAPOLIS, MN—The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) has named North Star Resource Group the Winner of the 2015 BBB Torch Awards for Ethics! All Finalists were recognized and Winners were announced at an awards ceremony held on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at the McNamara Alumni Center at the University of Minnesota. North Star is the Winner of Category III, comprised of companies with 51 – 175 employees.

North Star was previously a recipient of the award, formerly named the BBB Integrity Awards, in 2011, making it part of a small group of companies who has won the Award twice. According to the BBB, the award recognizes companies who display an outstanding level of ethics and integrity in all of their business dealings. For an overview of the entry criteria, click here.

“North Star has developed and maintained a corporate culture built around our six core values: Responsibility, Faith, Integrity, Growth, Gratitude and Service. Integrity is and has been practiced throughout all stakeholders of our firm—North Star’s senior leaders, financial advisors, team members and ultimately, our clients. North Star strives to be a leader in our industry and the communities in which we live and work. We are committed to our core values, and always behaving ethically.”

-Phillip C. Richards, Chairman & CEO of North Star Resource Group

About North Star Resource Group
North Star Resource Group is a Minneapolis-based financial services firm that provides both individuals and businesses with the resources to help create, preserve and protect their wealth. North Star has more than 120 full time advisors and over 150 employees. In a network of 44 offices in 22 states, they have contributed to the financial security and well being of over 120,000 individuals and small businesses. To learn more about North Star Resource Group, visit www.NorthStarFinancial.com.

North Star Consultants, Inc. - Insurance Products and Services. CRI Securities, LLC - Securities and Investments. Securian Financial Services, Inc. - Variable Products and Securities.

North Star Resource Group offers securities and investment advisory services through CRI Securities, LLC and Securian Financial Services, Inc.  Members FINRA/SIPC.  CRI Securities, LLC is affiliated with Securian Financial Services, Inc. and North Star Resource Group. North Star Resource Group is not affiliated with Securian Financial Services, Inc. North Star Resource Group is independently owned and operated.

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For Immediate Release

Kristen Bernsteen
PR & Social Media Specialist
North Star Resource Group


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