SIDNEY — DiAnne Karas, an Edward Jones financial adviser in Sidney, Ohio, has been appointed as a diverse inclusion specialist to lead the firm’s commitment to providing dedicated support and development for ethnically diverse Edward Jones financial advisers. Karas will join a group of other Edward Jones financial advisers across the United States to lead the essential initiative.
The diverse inclusion specialist offers support through a financial adviser coaching program, delivers diversity and inclusion education to all financial advisers and conducts a series of business-building meetings throughout the year. In addition to her duties as a Diverse Inclusion Specialist, Karas will continue to serve investors in the community.
As part of their training, Edward Jones financial advisers build their businesses by working with people face-to-face in the communities where they have chosen to live. The diverse inclusion specialist supports the Edward Jones commitment to the success of all financial advisers regardless of gender, color or cultural differences.
Edward Jones financial advisers come from a variety of professions. Teachers, bankers, military professionals and small business owners have joined the ranks of Edward Jones. They all, however, have one thing in common: They are self-starters who enjoy working with and helping other people. The firm offers an extensive training program for new financial advisors.
For more information on career opportunities with Edward Jones, call Karas at 937-497-0135, or interested individuals may visit Edward Jones’ recruiting Web site at www.careers.edwardjones.com.
Edward Jones, a Fortune 500 company headquartered in St. Louis, provides financial services in the U.S. and, through its affiliate, in Canada. Every aspect of the firm’s business, from the investments its financial advisors offer to the location of its branch offices, caters to individual investors. The firm’s 17,000-plus financial advisors serve more than 7 million clients and care for $1 trillion in assets under management. Visit the company’s website at edwardjones.com and recruiting website at careers.edwardjones.com.