In May 1978, as one of about 275 financial advisors of Edward Jones, I transferred my Iowa Hawkeye life to Nevada, MO to provide investments and financial services to individuals and businesses. It has been a fantastic and rewarding journey to partner for decades with clients and their families in helping them reach their financial and life goals. After 40 years, it continues to be a joy and an honor to each day walk into our office at 129 W Cherry St. in Nevada and work with our clients and help them plan their financial future.

Shortly after moving to Nevada, our managing partner and founder's son, Ted Jones, visited this office and left me with valuable parting words. "Tom, become a part of your community, settle into a home, get married, start a family. You do that, do the work and do what is right for your clients and you will be a successful member of your community."

It is here I met and married my beautiful wife, Cathy. We have two wonderful daughters, Emily Hunt and Claire Hooe, two great sons-in-law and the greatest three grandsons. We stay active in community events and we reside just south of town.

Some volunteer activities and community services in which I served as director and past president include:
- Nevada Industrial Development Corp
- Rotary
- Osage Prairie YMCA
- Citizen of the Year (2002)

I achieved my CFP designation in 1992.

I work with my daughter Claire Hooe, who is another financial advisor; Senior Branch Office Administrator, Christy Gray; and Branch Office Administrator, Brandi Todd. We continue to accept clients who want to work with our team with a combined Edward Jones experience of over 75 years. It would be an honor and pleasure to use an established process to build your personalized strategy to help you reach your goals. We will partner with you for years to keep you on track.

Focus areas

  • Wealth Strategies
  • Retirement Savings Strategies
  • Retirement Income Strategies
  • Estate & Legacy Strategies
  • Business Retirement Plans
  • Portfolio Reviews

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Office Hours

Office Hours
Mon 08:00AM - 04:30PM
Tue 08:00AM - 04:30PM
Wed 08:00AM - 04:30PM
Thu 08:00AM - 04:30PM
Fri 08:00AM - 04:00PM
Sat Closed
Sun Closed

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