Edward Jones is headquartered in St. Louis, MO, and has been around since 1922 when our founder, Edward D. Jones Sr., started the firm. His son, Ted Jones, found a niche that wasn't being serviced: small town USA. Since the start of Edward Jones by Mr. Jones Sr., we have grown to over 15,000 financial advisors.
In May of 2013, I started with Edward Jones and passed my series 7 and 66 exams. I accomplished our rigorous training, which is nationally recognized as one of the best in the industry. This training also continues throughout my career. Not only is this training under my belt, but I have resources and analysts at our home office who can assist me on unique cases, which may arise from time to time, with my client's financial goals.
While Edward Jones and my office are very goal orientated with our clients, we want to make sure the client's investments align with their goals and risk. I know from growing up in the rural town of Barry, IL, the need for education and guidance on investments, so I will walk through with our clients how their investments align with their goals and how their portfolio risk is also tied to their goals. Another key factor clients will always know at our office is the cost that is associated with investing. Through our office's established processes, the client's goals, risk, cost and investments will be documented and helps clients leave knowing their investments are working for them.
At work, I am a financial advisor, but at home, I am the husband to my beautiful wife, Melissa. We have one amazing son, Grayson, and one beautiful baby girl, Leighton. I love raising our family in this area and giving back to our communities. I am a member of the breakfast Optimist Club of Quincy and The Rotary Club of Quincy. I sit on the board for Adams County 4-H Foundation and I also volunteer my time for the Quincy Public Schools Mentor program. I am an alumnus of Culver-Stockton College and Barry High School.
My Personal Interests
- Spending Time with Family
Office Address1891 Maine Street 2
Quincy, IL 62301
Phone NumberDerek J Harris at (217) 222-7173
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