Friday, January 1, 2010

Brian Ostrander Completes Advanced Training at Edward Jones

Brian Ostrander recently completed an intensive training workshop preparing him to assume responsibilities at the local Edward Jones office at 136 Glen Street Glens falls NY. The workshop is designed for experienced brokers who join Edward Jones from other financial services firms.

"I was attracted to Edward Jones by the opportunity to work with individuals on a one-on-one basis and help them achieve their long-range financial goals," Ostrander said. "This advanced training gave me insight into why we do business the way we do by exploring the history of the firm, its philosophy and values. I look forward to continuing Edward Jones' commitment to providing personal service to individual investors in my community."

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. 2 on FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For 2009," is headquartered in St. Louis. The Edward Jones Web site is located at, and its recruiting Web site is Member SIPC.