Saint Louis University’s John Cook School of Business invites you and a guest to the next installment of the Dean’s Breakfast Series on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 7:30 a.m.
Join the Cook School community in welcoming Jim Weddle, Managing Partner of Edward Jones for a special presentation.
Complimentary parking is available in the University’s Olive/Compton Garage (3338 Olive Blvd. 63103) or Laclede Garage (3642 Laclede Ave. 63108). Your parking ticket will be validated at the event.
Jim Weddle has been Managing Partner of Edward D. Jones & Co., LP since November 2006 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. He is responsible for all Branch Administration, including IR compensation and recognition, branch facilities and the identification and development of future management talent from the Edward Jones sales force.
He began his career at Edward Jones in 1976 as an intern working part time in the Research Department. He moved to Connersville, Ind., to establish the Edward Jones’s 200th branch. In 1981, he became a limited partner and in 1984 moved to St. Louis to assume a role in Sales Training. A year later, he assumed responsibility for Mutual Fund Sales and Marketing and he continued in this capacity for the next four years. In 1986, Mr. Weddle was named to the Edward Jones’s Management Committee and in 1989, he moved to Branch Administration and became the area leader responsible for developing the entire East Coast, one of the Edward Jones’s key targeted growth areas.
He serves as a Director of Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Inc. He serves as Director at BJC Health System, Inc. He served as a Director of Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association. He serves as a Member of Board of Governors at Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. He also serves as a board president for Focus St. Louis and is a member of the board of the Daniel Webster Society at Webster University. He was a member of the board of the YMCA of Greater St. Louis. Mr. Weddle served as a Trustee of Wharton School Securities Industry Institute from 1989 to 1993 and served on the Continuing Education Committee of the Securities Industry Association from 1994 to 1996. He received his undergraduate degree from DePauw University in 1975 and M.B.A. from the Washington University in 1977. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School’s Securities Industry Institute in 1988.