The Van Wert County Courthouse

Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022

Hurless earns Edward Jones recognition

VW independent/submitted information

Eric Hurless of the financial services firm Edward Jones recently won the firm’s coveted Ted Jones Prospecting Award, which recognizes financial advisors who achieve high levels of success early in their careers. Hurless was one of only 1,215 of the firm’s more than 16,000 financial advisors to receive the award.

Eric Hurless

Jim Weddle, the firm’s managing partner, said the award is a strong indicator of a financial advisor’s future success.

“We recruit and hire our financial advisors from among the best, so we expect our financial advisors to do well,” Weddle said. “But to achieve such success this early in his career is outstanding, and I commend Eric for his performance and dedication.”

“I’m very proud to receive an award named after Ted Jones,” Hurless said. “It is because of him that our Van Wert office exists, and I believe we are serving an important need here for one-on-one investment information. I plan to do my best to continue meeting that need.”

Hurless’ office is located at 1119 Westwood Drive in Van Wert.

Edward Jones, a Fortune 500 company headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, provides financial services in the United States. and, through its affiliate, in Canada. Every aspect of the firm’s business, from the investments its financial advisors offer to the location of its branch offices, caters to individual investors. The firm’s 16,000-plus financial advisors serve more than 7 million clients and care for $1 trillion in assets under management. Visit the firm’s website at and its recruiting website at Member SIPC.

POSTED: 08/18/18 at 6:40 am. FILED UNDER: Business