Thursday, June 26, 2014

#77: Edward Jones South Campus

The southern branch of Edward Jones Investments company is headquartered in Des Peres. It is one of the biggest corporations held in the St. Louis area. Its northern branch is located at the corner of Dorsett Road and I-270 in North County.

  • Company was founded in St. Louis by Edward D. Jones (1893-1982) in 1922. While born in St. Louis, he originally grew up in Bellefontaine, Ohio.
  • Jones' son, Edward (or 'Ted'), took over the company in 1968, where he helped expand it.
  • Has branched into 11,000 locations all over the United States and Canada, with over 7 million clients.
  • Mostly focuses on individual investments, retirement, IRAs and small businesses.
  • Company has received numerous accolades over the years, including Fortune's Best Places to Work

Edward Jones south campus (notice the cool looking architecture building on the left?)

The cake sides:
Right side of the cake

Back side of the cake

Left side of the cake

Top of the cake
Edward Jones Investments Wikipedia link
Official website

12555 Manchester Road, ST. LOUIS, MO, 63131
Cake artist: Andy Cross

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