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The Knowledge Bureau announced on Monday that Steven Furtado has won the 2019 Distinguished New Advisor Award. 

Furtado, an advisor with Mandeville Private Client Inc./Zagari, Simpson & Associates, has “earned a solid reputation for excellence” through his work with clients and fellow advisors, the Knowledge Bureau stated in a release. 

Furtado recieved his award during the opening ceremonies of the Distinguished Advisor Conference (DAC) in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, taking place from Nov. 10 – 13. 

The award is given to advisors who have been in the industry for less than five years. Winners receive a scholarship to the DAC and three complimentary nights at the conference hotel.

“Steven is an outstanding young leader who is making a real difference in financial services and his commitment to leadership, learning and providing the best in collaborative advice for his clients,” Evelyn Jacks, president of Knowledge Bureau, said in a release.