Sterling Financial Services, LLC, James E. Knee Recieves National Health Care Service Award

James E. Knee, of Sterling Financial Services, LLC, recognized for excellence in service to area medical professionals

Online PR News – 22-December-2010 – – Concord, NH- According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are approximately 700,000 physicians in the United States who work in excess of 60 hours per week. While the earning potential is the highest among any profession in the U.S., demand on time and pressure from a host of sources impairs physician’s ability to oversee their personal finances. In response, an elite group of financial advisors is emerging as specialist to the medical community. In recognition of his work with area health care executives and physicians, James E. Knee, of Sterling Financial Services, LLC, has been named a 2010 MD Preferred Service Award recipient.

Each year, U.S. Medical Specialties, Inc., a national medical consulting firm, recognizes excellence in service to the medical community in a number of disciplines including financial services, real estate, insurance and legal services. The goals of the MD Preferred Program for Financial Advisors include identifying, acknowledging and promoting service excellence to the medical community.

The program provides medical professionals with a recognizable national icon that assures specialized services and an understanding of the unique needs of physicians and their families. “Doctors are very busy professionals,” observed Michael O’Malley, Project Manager of MD Preferred Services. “When it comes to finding a service professional that specializes in serving physicians, they appreciate an organization that has done the research for them and has pulled a team together to make their lives easier.”

Every MD Preferred Financial Advisor is a SEC registered fiduciary that must meet stringent professional and ethical standards to eliminate any potential conflict of interest. Award recipients are listing in an on-line directory available at In addition to community based service providers, the directory recognizes national organizations that serve the health care industry and support the MD Preferred program. The on-line resource center is available at no cost to physicians and other medical professionals. MD Preferred also publishes a free monthly E-Newsletter that is distributed to over 26,000 graduating physicians providing them with advice and information compiled and written by MD Preferred Service Award recipients.

James E. Knee is one of less than 500 Financial Advisors nationwide that has received the prestigious MD Preferred Service Award.

About Sterling Financial Services, LLC

Sterling Financial Services, LLC, a registered Investment Advisory Firm, located in Central New Hampshire, serving the New England area, offering individuals, corporations, and non-profit corporations:
• Investment Management or Second Opinion
• Strategic alliances with Fidelity Investments, Pershing and Investor’s Capital Corporation
• Independent, Unbiased, Objective Investment Advice
• Retirement Income Planning
• Financial Planning Services
• Estate and Wealth Management Services

Sterling Financial Services is open Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm if you have any questions please feel free to call us at (603) 224-1010 or contact us via email at

For more information about Sterling Financial Services, LLC, please visit us on the web at

Registered Representative Securities offered through Investors Capital Corporation a Broker/Dealer, Member FINRA/SIPC, Sterling Financial Services, LLC, 6 Loudon Road, Suite 505, Concord, NH, 03301

Investment Advisor Representative Sterling Financial Services, LLC, Concord, NH

About the MD Preferred Service Award

The MD Preferred Service Award is presented by U.S. Medical Specialties, Inc., each year to a diverse group of professional service providers. Award recipients can be identified by the award icon that they display and can be found in an on-line resource center at no cost to the medical community at U.S. Medical Specialties also provides job services on-line at, published a daily medical blog at and distributes a monthly E-Newsletter, The Advisor, to graduating residents and fellows in 32 different medical specialties. For additional information contact Ron Davis, VP Business Development at 800-260-8366, ext 701.