Glen D. Smith, CFP®, CRPC® of GDS Wealth Management has been named one of Forbes' Best-In-State Wealth Advisors for 2022.

FLOWER MOUND, Texas , May 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Forbes, alongside SHOOK Research, uses an algorithm of qualitative criteria and quantitative data to form its annual list of Best-In-State Wealth Advisors. This year, the list consists of more than 6,500 wealth advisors across America, who all together manage more than $10 trillion in client assets. The advisors who are considered for this achievement have a minimum of seven years of experience, encompass the best practices in the field, and have superior approaches to working with clients. For the fourth year in a row, Glen has been recognized among America's best. He is ranked 13th out of all the North Texas territories and has moved up the list this year.

Commenting on their findings and on determining their criteria, R.J. Shook, president and founder of SHOOK Research, stated: "When we meet with an advisor in person or on the telephone, we are thinking to ourselves, is this someone we would recommend to a friend or family member?"

GDS Wealth Management treats their clients like family. They work to get to know them, understanding that each client is entrusting GDS to help them reach their financial goals. Glen, the president and founder of GDS, is honored to have received this prestigious award. He is proud to work among Forbes' top wealth advisors and looks forward to continuing to put the clients first.

About GDS Wealth Management
GDS Wealth Management is dedicated to providing the excellent service that their company has become known for. Whether you are an individual with personal and family goals or the person charged with the financial goals of your organization, GDS Wealth Management is here to provide you with an array of financial and investment planning services essential to your success. Their experienced team of financial planners is proud to offer both the credentialed guidance and expertise needed to help you reach your lifelong financial goals.

Are you interested in bettering your financial future? Contact GDS Wealth Management today to learn about how you can achieve your financial goals. For more information, please call (469) 212-8072 or visit GDS Wealth Management's website at:

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