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April 2, 2014
CONTACT: K.E. Schwab

SRU graduate named Fragasso executive vice president

Melissa Richey, a 1997 Slippery Rock business administration graduate and a 2001 SRU special education master's degree graduate, has been promoted to executive vice president for sales and marketing at Fragasso Financial Advisors in Pittsburgh.
In her new role, she will be is responsible for financial adviser development, advertising, public relations and firm-wide implementation of Fragasso's hallmark "Client Experience."

Richey, who joined Fragasso in 2001, has worked with a select group of high net-worth clients while mentoring advisers in the firm. She has also developed training programs, provided continuing education and shared best practices to develop the skill set of Fragasso advisers.
She is a certified financial planner and an accredited investment fiduciary.

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