Edward Jones ranks 11th for training

By March 11, 2011

Financial services firm Edward Jones once again has been named a top company for training, ranking No. 11 on Training magazine’s 2011 Training Top 125 list.

Edward Jones, which has advisers in Davis, has been recognized on the list for 11 years in a row, dating back to the debut of the Training Top 50 in 2001.

Edward Jones not only moved up the ranking to No. 11 from No. 31 last year, but also received special recognition for achieving one of the top scores in the evaluation and business-metric section of the firm’s application.

The 2011 rankings and special recognitions were announced at a Feb. 7 awards dinner during the magazine’s Training 2011 Conference and Expo in San Diego.

“Edward Jones works constantly to provide our industry’s best client service,” said Edward Jones Managing Partner James D. Weddle, in a news release. “Training throughout our careers helps us deliver that. Edward Jones is being recognized for doing what it believes is right for our clients, the firm and for those of us who work here.”

The firm has consistently earned high marks as an employer of choice in other national rankings. For the 12th year, Edward Jones was named one of Fortune magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For 2011.  The firm took the No. 11 overall spot on the prestigious list, also was named to the No. 2 spot for large companies and was the highest ranking financial services firm. And for the third time, Edward Jones financial advisers ranked the firm highest in employee adviser satisfaction among financial investment firms, according to a 2010 study by J.D. Power and Associates.

In Davis, Edward Jones advisers include Michael Clark, 429 F St., Suite 1, (530) 753-3917; Jeremy Day, 4626 Second St., Suite 130, (530) 747-2002; Manuel Provedor Jr., 1340 E. Covell Blvd., (530) 753-9244; and Allan Telford, 2940 Spafford St., (530) 753-1957.

St. Louis-based Edward Jones provides financial services for individual investors in the United States and, through its affiliate, in Canada. The firm’s 12,000-plus financial advisers work with nearly 7 million clients to understand their personal goals — from college savings to retirement.

For more information, visit www.edwardjones.com.

Enterprise staff

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