|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||Contact: Linda F Brophy|
|July 9, 2013||(860) 388-9410|
“I am honored to receive these awards,” Linda Brophy said. “I enjoy my work helping the people of my community plan for their financial futures, but it gives me an extra boost to receive special recognition for my work.”
Jim Weddle, managing partner for Edward Jones, said the firm makes a special effort to acknowledge exceptional work and performance by its financial advisors.
“At Edward Jones, we believe we can better serve individual investors by establishing community branch offices and having our representatives live and work in those communities,” he said. “We realize, however, that because our financial advisors usually work alone, there isn’t much opportunity to congratulate them for a job well done. That’s why these types of awards are so important to us”
Edward Jones provides financial services for individual investors in the United States and, through its affiliate, in Canada. Every aspect of the firm’s business, from the types of investment options offered to the location of branch offices, is designed to cater to individual investors in the communities in which they live and work. The firm’s 12,000-plus financial advisors work directly with nearly 7 million clients to understand their personal goals — from college savings to retirement — and create long-term investment solutions that emphasize a well-balanced portfolio and a buy-and-hold strategy. Edward Jones embraces the importance of building long-term, face-to-face relationships with clients, helping them to understand and make sense of the investment options available today.
In January 2013, for the 14th year, Edward Jones was named one of the best companies to work for by FORTUNE Magazine in its annual listing. The firm ranked No. 8 overall. These 14 FORTUNE rankings include 10 top-10 finishes, consecutive No. 1 rankings in 2002 and 2003, and consecutive No. 2 rankings in 2009 and 2010. FORTUNE and Time Inc. are not affiliated with and do not endorse products or services of Edward Jones.
Edward Jones is headquartered in St. Louis. The Edward Jones website is located at www.edwardjones.com, and its recruiting website is www.careers.edwardjones.com. Member SIPC.