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Edward Jones is a full-service financial services firm offering a complete range of investments and services to individual investors. More than 15,000 financial advisors conveniently located in communities throughout the U.S. are available to meet with you in person to better understand your unique situation and financial goals. We believe that by investing the time to get to know you, we can help create investment solutions tailored specifically for you.

Ranked #1 Workplace for Women in Financial Services by FORTUNE® Magazine. From our career-long coaching programs, to our parental leave policies, we are committed to developing the careers of our women financial advisors. Maybe it’s time you got to know Edward Jones.

From FORTUNE, October 30, 2018. ©2018 Time Inc. Used under license. FORTUNE and Time Inc. are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Edward Jones. Member SIPC
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  • Edward Jones Cynthia Wemyss

    Meet a Fairygodboss at Edward Jones

    • Name

      Cynthia Wemyss

    • Position

      Principal, Financial Advisor

      Los Altos, California

    Cynthia joined Edward Jones in 1999 as a financial advisor and since joining the firm she has served in a number of volunteer roles, including serving as a mentor, field trainer, and performance leader. In 2008, she was named a regional leader, and today she is responsible for 68 branch teams located from San Francisco to Salinas in California.

  • Edward Jones Julie G Kelly

    Meet a Fairygodboss at Edward Jones

    • Name

      Julie G Kelly

    • Position

      Financial Advisor

      Durham, North Carolina

    Julie has been in the industry for over 14 years. She graduated from Colgate University with a Bachelor's degree in International Relations Studies and a minor in German. She also holds General Securities Representatives (Series 7), Uniform Combined State Law Examination (Series 66), and life and health insurance licenses, as well as the CFP® and CRPC® professional designations. Her passion to help families implement wealth accumulation, wealth protection and wealth transfer strategies is what drew her to Edward Jones.

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What Women Should Know about Working At Edward Jones
At Edward Jones, we empower confident and ambitious women to achieve success. How you define that success is up to you - whether that means becoming a pillar in your community to teach individuals the importance of financial literacy, or making a meaningful difference in your clients' lives by helping them create a strategic approach to their long-term financial goals. As an Edward Jones Financial Advisor, you are able to build a practice that allows you to directly impact your community. You have the flexibility to create your own career path. Once established, you have the opportunity to run a successful practice while balancing the commitment you have to your loved ones.

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Programs, initiatives, groups

    • Additional information
    • Early Success Coach Program

      During the first 12 months at Edward Jones, you will be paired with an Early Success Coach. This coach is an experienced Financial Advisor who will spend one-on-one time with you, either over the phone or in person, to offer advice and guidance as you complete your training. Your coach can offer support on topics such as:

      • Developing strategies to build relationships within your community as well as client relationships
      • Managing a balance between your career and personal commitments
      • Applying the knowledge and experiences gained from training to create strategies for helping clients work toward their long-term financial goals

      Women Helping (Other) Women (WHOW)

      At Edward Jones, many of our Financial Advisors learn business tactics and best practices from each other. Our WHOW meetings bring women from a region together to network and share business-building ideas. At these events, there are presentations and panel discussions from successful women Financial Advisors, external wholesalers and home office representatives.

      Women's Networking Lunches 

      When you travel to our headquarters locations for training, you will be invited to participate in a women's networking lunch to connect with other women Financial Advisors from across the country that are at the same point in their careers. In addition, you will meet with a veteran woman advisor to learn more about how she built her practice. This is an ideal opportunity for women to offer advice to one another and exchange best practices.
    • Unconscious bias training
    • Yes, Cross-Cultural Development Program

      At Edward Jones, we acknowledge there are various cultural barriers and challenges that diverse Financial Advisors experience. We've developed the Cross Cultural Development Program to help our diverse Financial Advisors address those challenges and build successful businesses within their communities.

      This two-day class focuses on understanding issues of race and then identifying strategies for building credibility, competence and confidence to counter those issues. In the program, Financial Advisors share successful strategies and business-building ideas.

      Financial Advisors are invited to participate in this class 10 to 60 months into building a practice.

Parental Leave

    • Overview: Parental leave policies
    • Primary caregivers are given 16 weeks of time off with 100 percent of their prior six-month pay. Secondary caregivers are given up to two weeks of time off at 100 percent of their prior six-month pay. This policy highlights the importance we lay on evolving our benefits and programs to support the needs of our associates and their families.
    • Paid maternity leave
    • Yes
    • Paid paternity leave
    • Yes

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