GPS Capital Markets Named Best Financial Services Company In Utah


According to Best of State, GPS won the award based on the following criteria:

  • Its ability to excel in financial services and achieve excellence and superior results
  • Its ability to use innovation or creativity in approaches to financial services
  • Its contribution to improving the quality of life in Utah

‘GPS Capital Markets is a standout in Utah’s financial services sector based on its unique business model, growth and personalized customer service,’ said Dana Layton, chief executive officer at the Best of State Awards. ‘We created the Best of State Awards to recognize outstanding individuals, organizations and business in Utah that help improve the quality of life, and GPS is an excellent example of a company that provides high-paying jobs and helps make Utah a great state in which to conduct business.’

The judges for Best of State are selected from all over Utah and volunteer their time to review and score applications. Each judge has been recommended by a Utah Chamber of Commerce, an industry association, or a Utah mayor’s office, as being a leader or expert in their particular field. More than 100 judges reviewed the nominations for the Best of State Awards.

‘We are grateful for this award and feel it is a reflection of our philosophy of providing our customers with best-in-class service,’ said Al Manbeian, managing partner and a founding member of GPS Capital Markets. ‘During the last few years, despite the downturn in the economy, we have been able to grow our client base and further invest in our future.’

About The Best of State Awards
The Best of State Awards ( were created to recognize outstanding individuals, organizations and businesses in Utah. By recognizing excellence in the state of Utah and sharing examples of success and triumph in worthwhile endeavors, the Best of State awards hopes to inspire all businesses to reach their goals and dreams.

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