» Tod Cohen, owner of TSS Photography in Charlottesville, has been named a 2019 Franchise Rock Star by Franchise Business Review. Recipients of this honor are nominated by their franchise brand leadership as franchisees who set admirable examples when it comes to leadership, business acumen, financial and professional success and contributing to their community. Cohen also has received the 2018 Franchise of the Year and the TSS Mentor of the Year Award.
» Michael J. Hancock, a private wealth adviser with Ameriprise Financial, has been named to the 400 Top Financial Advisers list published by the Financial Times. To receive the award, a wealth manager must meet six criteria associated with high-quality client service, client assets under management, professional designations, favorable regulatory history, online accessibility and a minimum of 10 years in the industry. The rankings are based on data provided by brokerages, private banks, registered investment advisers and research by the Financial Times. Hancock is part of OakHeart Financial Group of Charlottesville.