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Stevens promoted at Edward Jones

Teresa Stevens has been promoted to senior branch office administrator at the Bainbridge branch office of financial-services firm Edward Jones.

Stevens has been with Edward Jones the past six years.

To be named a senior branch office administrator, an individual must meet specific training requirements, demonstrate exceptional performance when completing office responsibilities, handle the complex tasks associated with running a high-volume office, and typically must have at least five years’ experience with the firm.

Edward Jones provides financial services for individual investors in the United States and, through its affiliate, in Canada. Every aspect of the firm’s business, from the types of investment options offered to the location of branch offices, is designed to cater to individual investors in the communities in which they live and work.

The firm’s 12,000-plus financial advisors work directly with nearly 7 million clients to understand their personal goals—from college savings to retirement—and create long-term investment solutions that emphasize a well-balanced portfolio and a buy-and-hold strategy.

Edward Jones embraces the importance of building long-term, face-to-face relationships with clients, helping them to understand and make sense of the investment options available today.

Edward Jones, which ranked No. 11 on FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” in 2011, is headquartered in St. Louis. The Edward Jones website is located at www.edwardjones.com, and its recruiting web site is www.careers.edwardjones.com. Member SIPC.