Sarah Nikle, an Edward Jones financial advisor in West Fargo recently was named a WINGS Early Success Coach and will prepare new associates as they study for a career as an Edward Jones financial advisor.
The Edward Jones WINGS program - Women's Initiative for New Growth Strategies - focuses on the recruitment, retention and leadership development of female financial advisors.
"This award-winning program consists of a network of Edward Jones financial advisors who are dedicated to giving more women the opportunity that being an Edward Jones financial advisor offers, such as relationship building and work/life balance," Nikle said.
The voluntary position of the WINGS Early Success Coach is to host weekly conference calls with new female financial advisors. The 30-minute calls present new financial advisors with the opportunity to network with other women in the firm who are studying for the licensing exams needed to work with individual investors.
Nikle will lead discussions on a variety of topics including Edward Jones' unique culture and partnership, regional business meetings, the importance of family and a support network, child care, attire, face-to-face presentations and how to get the most training.