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Jim Weddle '75 and Edward Jones Celebrate Opening of 10-Thousandth Branch

June 15, 2008

Jim Weddle STL Commerce(2).jpgJune 15, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - The opening of Edward Jones' 10,000th branch is "a historic milestone that represents our increasing ability to serve individual investors from personal and convenient locations," according to James Weddle, managing partner and 1975 graduate of DePauw University. Jerri Stroud of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch notes that the new branch opened Thursday in Southington, Connecticut. "The firm, which bases its business on individual brokers canvassing their neighborhoods, has 11,300 financial advisors in three countries. It has 7 million customers."

Read more at the newspaper's Web site.

Jim Weddle was recently presented the Olin Business School's Distinguished Alumni Award. Details can be found in this previous story.