Edward Jones Principal Chuck Orban leads Branch and Region Development, which includes Market Opportunity Strategy and the ﬁnancial advisor leadership development departments. In this role, he is responsible for all area and regional leaders in the United States and Canada.
He serves on the Edward Jones Management Committee, which provides critical thought and leads and drives initiatives that enable Edward Jones to progress toward its vision of becoming the first choice of serious, long-term individual investors.
Chuck began his Edward Jones career in 1992 as a financial advisor in Xenia, Ohio. He qualified for six Managing Partner’s Conferences, which recognizes the firm’s top 400 financial advisors each year.
In 2002, he was asked to serve as a regional leader. In this role, he provided support and guidance to branch teams in the Dayton area, helping grow the number of financial advisors, assets under care, and households deeply served. By 2006, the region had grown to include more than 70 branch teams.
Chuck was named an Edward Jones principal in 2006. A year later, he relocated to the St. Louis headquarters to join Financial Advisor Training. He moved to Branch and Region Development in 2010 and continued in this role until mid-2015, when he spent several months helping lay the foundation for the firm’s Market Opportunity Strategy.
He assumed leadership of Branch and Region Development and began serving on the Edward Jones Management Committee in 2016.
A graduate of Butler University, Chuck has a bachelor’s degree in business and finance, and earned an MBA from Northwestern University-Kellogg School of Management. He has also completed various Edward Jones leadership develop-ment courses, including Competitive Strategies, Advanced Competitive Strategies and the Peter Drucker course.