Jim Weddle, the firm's managing partner, calls Christine a leader
in the firm and an example of what a dedicated Edward Jones
financial advisor can achieve.
"Christine has demonstrated unyielding dedication and enthusiasm for
her business of serving individual investors," Weddle said.
"Christine has reached a benchmark in her career that deserves
recognition, and the Spirit of Partnership Award provides that
recognition. I am proud to call her an Edward Jones financial
Short said she is honored to receive the award.
"Edward Jones is a partnership. That structure is not just
financial, it's a philosophy," Short said. "We work together, help
each other and all share in the rewards of working with long-term
individual investors. That brings out the best in everyone."
Short was one of only 1,053 financial advisors out of the firm's
more than 13,000 to receive the award.
Edward Jones, a Fortune 500 company, 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.
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The firm's 13,000-plus financial advisors 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,
diversified portfolio. 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.
Headquartered in St. Louis, Edward Jones ranked No. 4 overall in
FORTUNE magazine's 2014 100 Best Companies to Work For ranking.
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[Text received, CHRISTINE SHORT,
EDWARD JONES, LINCOLN]