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RBC Wealth Management Recognizes 2011 Diversity Award Winner

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (November 10, 2011) – RBC Wealth Management recently recognized Mick Dyer, senior writer at the firm’s Minneapolis headquarters, as its 2011 Irv Weiser Diversity Award winner. This annual award honors and rewards one individual who exhibits the company’s commitment to diversity.

“Through Mick’s personal leadership and ability to empower others, he has played an instrumental role in contributing to the firm’s culture of diversity and inclusion,” said Greg Swoverland, Corporate Marketing Senior Manager. “His actions are a true reflection of RBC Wealth Management’s stewardship values. Mick sets an example for all of us, and is truly deserving of this prestigious award.”

Throughout 2011, Mick participated in and organized employee events with Twin Cities RISE!, the Minnesota AIDS Foundation, the Multicultural Forum on Workplace Diversity, and MEA’s branch diversity efforts. A tremendous supporter and promoter of the firm's diversity and inclusion efforts for many years, Mick actively participates in all Multicultural Employee Association (MEA) member meetings and writes articles for the internal MEA Source newsletter.

About RBC Wealth Management
In the United States, RBC Wealth Management operates as a division of RBC Capital Markets, LLC. Founded in 1909, RBC Capital Markets, LLC, is a member of the New York Stock Exchange, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the Securities Investor Protection Corporation, and other major securities exchanges. RBC Wealth Management has over $227 billion of assets under administration and nearly 2,000 financial advisors operating in 200 locations in 42 states. Through RBC Wealth Management Foundation grants, charitable sponsorships, civic involvement and employee volunteerism, RBC Wealth Management gave $3.2 million to charitable causes in our communities in 2010. RBC Wealth Management was ranked “Highest in Investor Satisfaction with Full Service Brokerage Firms” in the J.D. Power and Associates 2011 Full Service Investor Satisfaction StudySM. For more information, visit

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