Irvine qualifies for Edward Jones’ Financial Adviser Leaders Conference

Published 2:44 pm Saturday, May 26, 2012

Troy Irvine, an Edward Jones financial adviser in Albert Lea, qualified for the firm’s 2012 Financial Adviser Leaders Conference.

This conference recognizes financial advisers who are among the leaders in the financial-services firm.

Troy was one of only 570 financial advisers who qualified out of the firm’s more than 11,000 financial advisers.

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The 2012 conference was slated for May at the firm’s headquarters in St. Louis, Mo.

“Qualifying for this conference shows a tremendous amount of discipline, commitment and work ethic,” said Alan Kindsvater, an Edward Jones partner responsible for financial adviser training and host of the conference.

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 advisers 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 2012, for the 13th year, Edward Jones was named one of the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine in its annual listing-The firm ranked No. 5 overall and No. 3 in Large Size Companies. These 13 Fortune rankings include Top 10 finishes for nine years, 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.