The financial services firm Edward Jones recently was honored as one of Arizona's 2018 Most Admired Companies.
Arizona Business teamed up with BestCompaniesAZ to identify those companies that best exemplify excellence in four categories: workplace culture, leadership, social responsibility and customer opinion. A total of 56 companies from a variety of industries and ranging in size made the list.
"We are especially proud of this award because it highlights the values around which we have built our business. The result is an emphasis on doing the right thing for our clients and our community," said Dave Long, Edward Jones principal, Operations in Tempe.
Edward Jones has 267 branches across Arizona. 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 privately held firms in the industry.
The firm also operates a regional campus, complete with a facility where it trains half of its new financial advisors, in Tempe. More than 800 associates work in a variety of business areas in addition to training such as insurance and annuities operations, mutual funds trading and information systems.
The complete list of Most Admired Companies honorees is located at bestcompaniesaz.com.