Larissa J. Sklar of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Federal Way was recently recognized for her exceptional achievement in building client relationships.
Larissa received four Achievement Awards during the regional meeting in June 2022. Each award is named for a firm leader or legend who, between 1922 and the 1980s, helped shape Edward Jones with the values of putting clients’ needs first, treating others with respect and working in partnership.
The awards Larissa received are:
- Ed Armstrong Achievement Award (2,014 recipients firmwide)
- Jim McKenzie Achievement Award (2,396 recipients firmwide)
- Edward Jones Sr Founders Achievement Award (1,713 recipients firmwide)
- Ted Jones Entrepreneurial Achievement Award (1,572 recipients firmwide)
“Earning these awards is a real honor. As I partner with clients to make a meaningful difference in their lives, my relationships with them continue to grow. It’s a personally and professionally rewarding experience, and I am grateful to those who put their trust in me,” said Larissa Sklar. “The fact that each award was named after a firm legend makes them all the more meaningful.”
The Edward Jones branch-office business model, with more than 15,000 branches throughout North America, allows the firm’s nearly 19,000 financial advisors to identify what matters most to each individual client and create personalized strategies, with the goal of developing long-lasting relationships to help keep them on track toward their goals.
Edward Jones, a Frotune 500 firm, provides financial services in the U.S. and through its affiliate in Canada. The firm’s nearly 19,000 financial advisors serve more than 8 million clients with a total of $1.7 trillion in client assets under care.
Edward Jones’ purpose is to partner for a positive impact to improve the lives of its clients and colleagues, and together, better our communities and society. Through the dedication of the firm’s 50,000 associates and our branch presence in 68 percent of U.S. counties, the firm is committed to helping more people achieve financially what is most important to them.
The Edward Jones website is edwardjones.com and its recruiting website is careers.edwardjones.com.