Edward Jones among best companies to work for


Financial services firm Edward Jones ranked No. 10 on FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For 2016 list in its 17th appearance on the prestigious list, according to John Knechtly, Kyle King and Mat Greene in Hillsboro.

In the FORTUNE survey of associates, for which the ranking is predominantly based, 94 percent of Edward Jones associates said they have pride in the work they do. And 95 percent of associates say that overall, Edward Jones is a great place to work.

Edward Jones’ 17 FORTUNE rankings also include top 10 finishes for 13 years, top five rankings for six years and consecutive No. 1 rankings in 2002 and 2003. Last year, the firm ranked No. 6 overall.

The full list and related stories appear in the March 7 issue of FORTUNE magazine and at www.fortune.com/best-companies.

In addition to this most recent FORTUNE honor, Edward Jones was named a great place to work for women and for millennials by the Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine.

“This positive feedback is a tremendous vote of confidence in our success at creating a place to work where we are motivated by our desire to make a meaningful difference to our clients and where we recognize our success is the result of our individual contributions,” said Edward Jones Managing Partner Jim Weddle. “All of us, working together, make this honor possible. Through our everyday actions we demonstrate our firm’s values, culture and caring about our clients. I want to thank every associate, leader, branch team and partner. Working together, we make this a very special place.”

Submitted by Susan Vaher with Edward Jones.

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