Financial Planning Expert John Ledford Signs Publishing Deal With CelebrityPress To Release The Book, Win!

John Ledford, Orlando Financial Planner, has recently signed a publishing deal with CelebrityPress, a leading business and marketing book publishing company, along with leading business and marketing experts from around the world to release the book, “Win!: Winning Strategies From Today’s Leading Experts.

Orlando, Fla. – June 23, 2011 – John Ledford, Founder of Ledford Financial, recently joined a select group of leading experts on a broad array of subjects, from around the world to co-write the forthcoming book titled, Win!: Winning Strategies From Today’s Leading Experts. Nick Nanton, Esq. along with business partner, JW Dicks, Esq., recently signed a publishing deal with each of these authors to contribute their expertise to the book, which will be released under their CelebrityPress™ imprint.

In 2008, Ledford Financial was honored by Orlando Magazine1 as one of the “Top Financial Planning Firms” in Central Florida. Also in 2008, Boomer Market Advisor2 named John Ledford “Socially Responsible Advisor of the Year” for his work providing funds to micro banks throughout Latin American and the Caribbean, which spurred the creation of Change MicroFund. In 2009, John was a top 10 finalist for Registered Rep‘s3 “Outstanding Advisor of the Year” for which he was again recognized for his work in micro-lending in emerging-market countries.

The forthcoming book, Win!: Winning Strategies From Today’s Leading Experts will feature top advice from some of the most successful experts from around the world.  The authors will be sharing business strategies and real-life solutions that can help others in the new and rapidly changing economy.

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About John Ledford:

John’s career in finance began at the age of 19 with a major Wall Street brokerage firm.  From there, he quickly advanced to a trust officer with one of the nation’s largest trust and investment banks. In 1996, John joined Financial Advisory Service based in Winter Park, Florida. In 1998, he became president and co-principal of Conte-Ledford Financial Group (formally known as Financial Advisory Service). He held this position until July 2002, when he formed Ledford Financial.

John’s registrations include FINRA Series 6, 7, 24, 63, and 65. He is a Registered Securities Principal and Investment Adviser Representative with Commonwealth Financial Network®, and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner. John is a member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA) and a former member of the Gulf Coast and Space Coast Estate Planning Councils.

John attended North Texas State University and is also a graduate of the University of Central Florida and the College for Financial Planning.

He currently lives in Winter Springs with his wife, Valerie, and four children. Away from the office, he enjoys diving, music, coaching, flying, and just about every sport. Additionally, he spends much of his free time supporting a variety of local charities, including Change MicroFund, of which he is a founder.

About Celebrity Press™:

CelebrityPress™ was created by founders Nick Nanton, Esq. and J.W. Dicks,Esq, Best-Selling business authors of more than 25 books combined, to provide an alternative publishing platform to entrepreneurs and professional experts. CelebrityPress™ provides these experts with the opportunity to combine their unique messages into anthologies that cover the ”best of” any particular topic.  Since 2009, the publisher has already been responsible for 16 best-sellers featuring over 300 authors – and it has a stream of new books in production, featuring many other influential business figures.

Celebrity Press™ has published books alongside Brian Tracy, Ron Legrand, Mari Smith, Kelly O’Neil, Alexis Martin Neely and many other notable experts across diverse fields.

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