Sharon Mattheus, a financial adviser at Lovewell Blake Financial Planning, based on the town’s Hillside Business Park, received the accolade in Acquisition International magazine’s Influential Businesswomen Awards 2020.
Now in their fifth year, the awards aim to ‘encourage, nurture and promote women to take part in entrepreneurial endeavours and provide opportunities in market-based enterprise’.
Ms Mattheus recently joined Lovewell Blake Financial Planning with a brief to expand the firm’s client base in Suffolk.
“We are extremely proud of Sharon’s achievement, flying the flag both for women in business and for East Anglia,” said Robin Carnaby, director at Lovewell Blake Financial Planning. “Accolades like this are important to highlight the role that women play in business, and to celebrate their success.”
Lovewell Blake Financial Planning is one of the largest independent financial advisers in East Anglia, looking after around £400 million of clients’ investments and pension funds. The firm offers independent financial planning advice to both individuals and business owners in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire.