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Lisa Sappenfield Boyer Named WIFS Woman of the Year Nominee

Lisa Sappenfield Boyer Named WIFS Woman of the Year Nominee

September 20, 2022

Lisa Sappenfield Boyer Named WIFS Woman of the Year Nominee
Sappenfield Boyer is one of eight finalists for the award


ARCOLA, Illinois – September 20, 2022 — Boyer and Sappenfield Investment Advisors is pleased to announce that Lisa Sappenfield Boyer — a CFP® and Investment Advisor Representative at the firm — was named one of eight nominees for the 2022 Women in Financial Services (WIFS) Woman of the Year award. The Woman of the Year award recognizes a WIFS member for her overall level of engagement and commitment to the organization. The award winner will be determined by a vote at the WIFS Awards and Accolades Luncheon on September 30 in Phoenix, Arizona.

“I’m honored to be included alongside such an impressive group of women,” Sappenfield Boyer said. “When I was starting out in this industry 40 years ago, it was somewhat difficult to find a community of like-minded women to lean on for guidance and support. The WIFS family has been instrumental to my personal and professional development, and I’ve appreciated the opportunity to give back by mentoring young women around the industry. I’m very thankful to be involved with WIFS and proud to be named a finalist for the Woman of the Year award.”

Sappenfield Boyer originally joined WIFS in 1992 and has been a consistent member of the organization since 2001. She was a mentee in the WIFS Mentorship Program in 2006 and now offers her support to young women getting started in the industry. Sappenfield Boyer’s contributions to WIFS include her work with the Project '36 Pillar 1 Work Group, a program focused on attracting more women to careers in financial services. Other notable ways she has contributed to the industry include:

  • Participant in WIFS Mentorship Program as a mentee in 2006 and a mentor in 2012 and 2020
  • Served on three WIFS panels
  • Has attended 16 WIFS National Conferences since 2005
  • Fourteen-time Circle of Excellence qualifier
  • One of the 23 women featured in the book Financial Services: Women at the Top, published by WIFS in 2015
  • Organized and led a focus group mentorship program for a group of younger female financial professionals at her partner firm, Cambridge Investment Research, Inc.


For more information on all eight finalists, visit the WIFS website.


About Sappenfield Boyer Investment Advisors
Financial professionals at Boyer and Sappenfield assist clients with retirement planning, retirement income planning, and have experience with required minimum distributions. The firm enjoys working with clients whose approach to life – and their finances – reflects their mission statement; helping people who care about their family and others live the life they want to live and become financially independent.