Cascade Financial Strategies Joins The Conservation Alliance

Bend, Ore. (March 24, 2015) — Cascade Financial Strategies, the Bend, Oregon-based financial planning and investment management firm owned by Jack Schniepp, has become the newest member of The Conservation Alliance.

The newly announced membership supports The Conservation Alliance’s mission to protect and preserve North America’s last wild spaces. With the help of Alliance supporters, the organization has helped protect 44 million acres, 2,945 river miles, removed or halted 26 dams, purchased 10 climbing areas and designated five marine reserves.

“The Conservation Alliance fulfills an important role in helping preserve wilderness areas that my family and my clients enjoy,” says Jack Schniepp, principal and founder of Cascade Financial Strategies. “We are honored to play a small part in this effort through membership.”

“We are thrilled to welcome Cascade Financial Strategies, another Bend, Oregon based company, as the newest member of The Conservation Alliance,” says John Sterling, Executive Director of The Conservation Alliance. “Jack and his team at Cascade Financial Strategies share our not only our backyard, but also our commitment to protecting wild places. With their support, we will continue to push forward key conservation initiatives in Oregon and across North America.”

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About Cascade Financial Strategies
Jack Schniepp is a CFP®, ChFC® and owner of Bend-based Cascade Financial Strategies. He offers comprehensive financial planning and investment management, which includes Socially Responsible Investment options. For additional information, please visit:

Securities offered through LPL Financial, Member FINRA/SIPC. Investment advice offered through Cascade Financial Strategies, a registered investment advisor and separate entity from LPL Financial.

About the Conservation Alliance:
The Conservation Alliance is an organization of outdoor businesses whose collective contributions support grassroots environmental organizations and their efforts to protect wild places where outdoor enthusiasts recreate. Alliance funds have played a key role in protecting rivers, trails, wildlands and climbing areas. 

Membership in the Alliance is open to companies representing all aspects of the outdoor industry, including manufacturers, retailers, publishers, mills and sales representatives. The result is a diverse group of businesses whose livelihood depends on protecting our natural environment.

Since its inception in 1989, the Alliance has contributed more than $14 million to grassroots conservation groups. Alliance funding has helped save more than 44 million acres of wildlands; protect 2,945 miles of rivers; stop or remove 26 dams; designate five marine reserves; and purchase 10 climbing areas.

For complete information on The Conservation Alliance, please visit: 

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