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Patricia Campbell
Peregrine Financial Group, Inc. (PFGBEST)
(312) 775-3411

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hires Two Professionals in Cedar Falls

Rate of growth spurs expansion and recruitment

CHICAGO, September 2, 2008: today announced that two professionals have joined the firm as customer relations representatives in the Cedar Falls office. They are Ryan Hannam and Katie Miller. In addition to serving customers and helping them with solutions, both will be enhancing their roles with Series 3 licenses and registrations in the months ahead. Customer Relations Director Paige Miller said that her team is expanding in direct proportion to the company’s growth in new trading accounts and increased business through the BEST Direct™ online trading system, one of the company’s trademarked technology innovations. "We are seeking additional sales talent in the Cedar Valley and have found that this region is providing us with customer service professionals that embody our objectives — leadership skills, attention to detail, and most of all, enthusiasm for helping customers who are investors and traders," she said.

Ryan Hannam was a professional football player with the Dallas Cowboys and before that the Seattle Seahawks, following his graduation from the University of Northern Iowa.

Katie Miller, also a University of Northern Iowa graduate, was previously employed at Arthur Davis Publishing Agency in Cedar Falls. is one of the largest non–clearing U.S. futures commission merchants, with customers, affiliates and brokerage offices in more than 80 countries. It offers a diverse range of trading and investor products and services for retail investors as well as for commercial and institutional clients. The company is a leader in managed funds and forex, full–service brokerage, trader education, research, and direct online futures trading through its BEST Direct platform, now celebrating its 10th anniversary. Please visit