The financial services firm Edward Jones was named the No. 1 large company on the Best Places to Work in Illinois 2019 ranking, according to Lea Evers, a financial advisor in Roscoe.
The Business Ledger teamed up with the Best Companies Group of Harrisburg, Pa., to rank the state’s top 69 employers. Companies named Best Places to Work in Illinois for 2019 were divided into 18 large companies, 21 medium companies and 30 small-sized companies by the number of people they employ in Illinois.
The ranking was based on an employer inventory of practices and an anonymous survey of employees, who were asked to agree or disagree with dozens of statements about the firm, teamwork and their individual experience at the firm. For 14 consecutive years, Edward Jones has ranked in the top six Best Places to Work in Illinois.
Edward Jones has 749 branches located throughout Illinois. The firm is growing, adding branches and seeking new financial advisors who are interested in operating an entrepreneurial office with the support and benefits of one of the oldest and largest firms in the industry.
The Roscoe/Rockton financial advisors include: Lea Evers, Holly Muth, and Brenda Brugger.
Edward Jones, a Fortune 500 company headquartered in St. Louis, provides financial services in the U.S. and, through its affiliate, in Canada. Every aspect of the firm’s business, from the investments its financial advisors offer to the location of its branch offices, caters to individual investors. The firm’s 18,000-plus financial advisors serve more than 7 million clients and care for $1 trillion in assets under management. Visit our website at edwardjones.com and recruiting website atcareers.edwardjones.com. Member SIPC.