Perminder Chohan Co-Authors Best-Selling Book “Leo Learns About Life” and Receives EXPY® Award

Financial Services Expert, Perminder Chohan, was recognized for his contribution to the book “Leo Learns About Life” with a Writer EXPY® Award

Surrey, BC –August 14, 2019  – Perminder Chohan, Financial Services Expert, was awarded a Writer EXPY® from the National Association of Experts, Writers and Speakers®. Chohan received the award due to his contribution to the book Leo Learns About Life. In this children’s anthology, Chohan teamed up with other successful professionals, including Jack Canfield, to compile a selection of short stories designed to teach children invaluable lessons that will benefit them throughout their lives.

The National Association of Experts, Writers and Speakers® was founded to honor experts for their contribution to education, enlightenment, and business. Chohan was invited to attend the 5th Annual EXPY® Awards, in which three different award categories were presented: Writer, Speaker, and Media and Communications. The Association was pleased to highlight Chohan’s commitment to those core values and his willingness to share his knowledge with others through the written word with a Writer EXPY®.

Chohan’s short story in Leo Learns About Life is entitled “Leo Contributes To His Community,” and is designed to teach and inspire children to play an active role and give back to their communities.

Leo Learns About Life was published by CelebrityPress® and is currently available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble and other major online book retailers. A portion of the royalties earned from Leo Learns About Life will be given to Entrepreneur’s International Foundation, a not for profit organization dedicated to creating awareness for charitable causes.


About Perminder Chohan

Perminder started with Desjardins Financial Security Independent Network in 2009 and now, is one of the leading figures in the insurance industry. As Managing Director with DFSIN Richmond South, he is responsible for marketing a wide selection of products and to look for new people to train in order to reach more customers, who can benefit from sound financial advice and support. Under Perminder’s leadership, the Richmond South Financial Centre has become the number one office in the Desjardins Financial Security Independent Network.

Perminder manages eight offices and has personally mentored over 500 advisors. He has trained many educated immigrants to become advisors, just one more way to give back to the community, which has always supported him. Perminder doesn’t just limit himself to business but is also very involved in the community and charitable organizations. He supports 35 charities locally and internationally. Some of those charitable organizations are Canadian Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation and BC Children’s hospital.

Perminder’s work has been greatly appreciated by organizations such as SOAR Philanthropy, the Sikh Motorcycle Club, Surrey Food Bank and Kwantlen Polytechnic University. He set up the Perminder Chohan Foundation in 2018, which supports causes in education, health and poverty alleviation. Perminder’s contributions have been recognized with many prestigious awards like Spirit of Generosity award by Drishti magazine and the Excellence in Business Leadership Award by Times of Canada magazine. He is also the recipient of the Agency Builder Award by GAMA International Agency and the NRI Person of Year for Global Leader and Philanthropy and Success in Business at Parvasi Diwas, Bharat Samman Awards 2018 held by the NRI Institute at the House of Lords, United Kingdom.

Perminder has served as Rotary President and Director for the Surrey Board of Trade. He received an honourable mention by The Surrey Now-Leader for the Leader of the Year Award 2018.  Perminder has often been a guest on various media channels as well. In 2018, Perminder was chosen as a keynote speaker at the FORUM at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to address an exclusive leadership gathering on what he has been doing to push the finance industry forward and how to make a difference in the lives of others by giving back. In the same year, he was also invited to speak on the Time Square Today Show in New York and at the FOX Network.

Perminder is an award winning Best-Selling Author® of two books – Uncommon, co-authored with Brian Tracy and Professional Performance 360, Special Edition: Success, co-authored with Sir Richard Branson. He also co-authored a children’s book, Leo Learns About Life. His fourth book, My 10 Secrets to Success is now out and available.

About The National Association of Experts, Writers & Speakers®

The National Association of Experts, Writers & Speakers® (NAEWS) was founded to honor entrepreneurs and professionals around the world for their contribution to education, enlightenment and the advancement of business. This organization was created to help people come together and uncover the secrets of the world’s top experts, writers and speakers in order to attain a higher level of success. By providing information, strategies and networking opportunities, the National Association of Experts, Writers & Speakers® enables creative and knowledgeable people to build on their talents to achieve even more personal and professional success.