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Andy Acord joins Edward Jones staff in Carmi

Edward Jones Financial Advisor Grant Gee announced today that a second financial advisor, Andy Acord, has joined his office in Carmi.

Gee said, “We’re very impressed with Andy, and I’m sure my clients will be, too. Edward Jones prides itself on providing the best service possible to those investors who choose to do business with us. Andy will help provide the high level of service investors in Carmi have come to expect from us as well as extend our services to new investors.”

“I am really looking forward to working with Grant and Caleb Hughes,” said Acord. “I’ll have all the advantages of working with experienced investment professionals while getting to know local investors. This will be a tremendous opportunity to increase my investment knowledge and hone my customer service skills.”

Acord will work alongside Gee for several months then will continue serving investors throughout the area from his branch office.

The branch office is located at 107 North Church Street The telephone number is 618-382-7032.

Edward Jones, a Fortune 500 company, 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 14,000-plus financial advisors work directly with nearly 7 million clients. Edward Jones, which ranked No. 10 on FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2016, is headquartered in St. Louis. The Edward Jones website is located at, and its recruiting website is Member SIPC.