Rocky Speight of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Rocky Mount recently earned the firm’s Jim Harrod Award for his exceptional achievement in building client relationships.

Speight was one of 993 Edward Jones financial advisors to receive the Jim Harrod award.

The award is named after Jim Harrod, whose many contributions during his 28-year career earned him induction into the firm’s Hall of Fame in 2011.

”It’s truly an honor to receive recognition for building relationships with those clients we serve,” Speight said. “And it’s quite inspirational to receive an award named after a firm legend such as Jim Harrod who was dedicated to individual investors and understood each investor’s unique financial goals.”

Edward Jones, a Fortune 500 company headquartered in St. Louis, provides financial services in the U.S. and through its affiliate in Canada. The firm’s 19,000-plus financial advisors serve more than seven million clients with a total of $1.2 trillion in client assets under care.

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