My name is Woody Balut and I am a financial advisor with Edward Jones in Mound, Minnesota. At Edward Jones, we focus on serving the financial needs of investors of all ages and financial means. We have built our business by treating our clients as we would want to be treated, a simple idea that still makes sense in today's complex marketplace.

At Edward Jones, I am not only involved in working with families and business to achieve their financial goals, I also have had the opportunity to take on numerous volunteer roles within the firm. Throughout my career, I have worked as a field trainer with numerous financial advisors, working with them one on one on a daily basis as they start their career with Edward Jones. I have served as an financial advisor coach working with new financial advisors as a resource to them and have also served on our growth team partnering with Edward Jones applicants to serve has a resource and helping hand as they go through the application process.

When it comes to volunteer opportunities outside of Edward Jones, I am a part of the Mound Westonka Chamber of Commerce, a volunteer at WeCan, which is a local nonprofit, and am a high school basketball coach for the Mound Westonka boys' basketball team.

I am not alone in my branch; Vanessa Dualan is a key part of my branch team here at Edward Jones. She has served as a branch office administrator since 2010 and is dedicated to providing clients with the highest level of service possible. Vanessa and I would love to help provide answers to your questions and concerns, so you can make informed, financially sound decisions. Please contact us so we can discuss your specific situation and goals and do our best to help you reach them.

Focus areas

  • Retirement Savings Strategies
  • Retirement Income Strategies
  • Portfolio Reviews
  • Wealth Strategies
  • Insurance & Annuities
  • New Investors

My Personal Interests

  • Basketball
  • Coaching Sports
  • Movies & Entertainment
  • Spending Time with Family
  • Traveling

Office Information

Office Hours

Office Hours
WeekdayAvailability
Mon 08:30AM - 04:30PM
Tue 08:30AM - 04:30PM
Wed 08:30AM - 04:30PM
Thu 08:30AM - 04:30PM
Fri 08:30AM - 02:00PM
Sat Closed
Sun Closed

Additional Hours

  • Web Conferencing

Branch Team

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