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Andy Acord to head third Edward Jones branch in Carmi

The St. Louis-based financial services firm Edward Jones moved into Carmi in 1986, making personalized investment services for individual investors a reality.

Grant Gee, an Edward Jones financial advisor in Carmi, and Lana Anselment, the senior branch office administrator, are proud to announce the office’s 30th anniversary. Grant has been serving the investment needs of this town since 1990, and he knows the firm is providing a valuable service here.

“I’ve enjoyed doing business the old-fashioned way – in person,” Gee said. “And I look forward to many more years of serving the investment needs of my friends, neighbors and business associates.”

Former Financial Advisor, Mark Fridley opened the office in 1986. Gee took over in 1990.

In 2007, a second Edward Jones branch was opened in Carmi. Caleb Hughes, Financial Advisor, took over that office in 2012 along with Stacey Glover, branch office administrator.

Soon, a third Edward Jones branch will be open in Carmi with Andy Acord as the Financial Advisor.

Edward Jones, a Fortune 500 company, provides financial services for individual investors in the United States and, through it’s 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. 6 on FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2015, is headquartered in St. Louis. FORTUNE and Time Inc. are not affiliated with and do not endorse products or services of Edward Jones. The Edward Jones website is located, and its recruiting website is Member SIPC.