PITTSBURGH, FEBRUARY 12, 2015: David Root, Founder and CEO of D.B. Root & Company has been awarded a 2015 Diamond award by the Pittsburgh Business Times. This is the seventh year for the award, which honors the top Presidents and CEOs of Western Pennsylvania businesses. David was chosen from a finalist pool of more than 100 CEOs in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors in the 10-county Pittsburgh region.
Mr. Root stated; “I am truly honored to be chosen for this award. However, I share credit with our tremendous team of professionals that make D.B. Root & Company a success. Without them sharing in the vision for our company, we would not be enjoying the growth we are seeing now. After being in business for 21 years, I am inspired by their commitment to our clients and to raising the bar even higher in the future.”
Under Dave’s leadership, D. B. Root & Company invests a great deal of time in advancing the careers of its employees. As a growing enterprise, D. B. Root & Company prides itself in developing talent. In Dave’s words, “We consider ourselves to be our industry’s version of a teaching hospital.” This is evident in his enjoyment of mentoring young professionals, and helping them advance their careers.
The panel of judges for the Diamond Awards included top-level executives and business school deans. Criteria included leadership, organizational success and commitment to community. David will be presented with the award at the Duquesne Club on April 22nd and will be featured in a supplement in the Pittsburgh Business Times on April 24th.
About D.B. Root & Company
D.B. Root & Company provides wealth management and financial planning to individuals, families and businesses. We provide high value independent, personal financial advice including asset allocation, retirement planning, estate planning, tax planning advice, corporate seminars and executive counseling services. Founded in 1994, the firm is headquartered in Downtown Pittsburgh. For more information, visit www.dbroot.com.