Matthew De Vries of the financial services firm Edward Jones recently won the firm's exclusive Century Award for outstanding performance during 2011.
Jim Weddle, the firm's managing partner, calls De Vries a leader in the firm and an example of what a dedicated Edward Jones financial advisor can achieve. De Vries was one of only 768 of the firm's more than 12,000 financial advisors to receive the Century Award.
"De Vries has demonstrated unyielding dedication and enthusiasm for his business," Weddle said. "De Vries has reached a benchmark in his career that deserves recognition, and the Century Award provides that recognition. I am proud to call him an Edward Jones financial advisor."
De Vries said he is honored to receive the award. "I am one of those fortunate people who gets to make a living doing something I truly enjoy," De Vries said. "This industry is always challenging and sometimes difficult, but I enjoy helping the people of West Fargo, Fargo and the surrounding area meet their financial goals. It is a pleasure to be recognized for my work."
Edward Jones provides financial services for individual investors in the United States and, through its 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.