Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces 2010
- Employees in region:
- Financial Services & Insurance
- HQ location:
- St. Louis, MO
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. The firm business model is one financial advisor and one or two branch office administrators (BOAs) operating branches located in neighborhoods where potential clients live and work. Edward Jones is headquartered in St. Louis.
“He always makes sure that if I need anything just to let him know and he will help me if any way possible. He is a great listener and offers support and advice.”
“He works hard everyday and always puts the clients best interest first. I feel that I and his clients are lucky to have him.”
“My manager does not mind explaining procedures to me that I do not understand.”
“This job offers me the flexibility to have a personal life with my family by setting my own schedule and working around the needs of both the office and my life outside.”
“I feel productive, valued, and appreciated, with many opportunities to learn and grow.”