Meet Edward Jones Financial Advisor Tom Kinred, our financial advisor in Parksville, British Columbia, Canada.
Tom is a graduate of Mount Royal University where he graduated with a Bachelors' degree in Applied Financial Services. Tom began his professional career on the trading floor as a Proprietary U.S. Equity Trader. After competing with 40 applicants for the position, he quickly climbed the ranks to become a Director at Catalyst Trading Ltd. by the end of 2008.
After moving to Vancouver Island and getting married in 2011, Tom moved from the trading floor to behind a desk, working for CIBC and Scotiabank as a Senior Financial Advisor from 2012 to 2017. While at CIBC, Tom was awarded the annual Award of Excellence for performing in the top quartile and top decile of all CIBC Financial Advisors in the Country.
In 2017, Tom began his own advising practice in Parksville with Edward Jones. In his short time here, Tom has been awarded the Ted Jones Prospecting Award, the Eagle Award, the Zeke McIntyre Award, and the Spirit of Partnership Award.
Along with being an awarded financial advisor, Tom is a field trainer of new advisors, a hiring team member, and an in-branch host for new advising practices. Through these roles he guides and supports new advising practices to success using the Edward Jones tools and training coupled with his extensive investment industry experience.
Whether you're currently in retirement, preparing for retirement, or looking for an investment management team, Edward Jones Parksville is ready to work together with you to develop personalized strategies made for your situation. Tom and his Branch Office Administrator Joanne Tickell will partner with you as well as with your lawyer and accountant to create a plan specifically for your life, monitoring your progress to help make sure you stay on track to achieve your financial goals.