Ryan Kent receives key professional designation

Ryan Kent of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Fort Dodge, has achieved the professional designation of Accredited Asset Management Specialist.

Kent successfully completed the Accredited Asset Management Specialist, or AAMS, Professional Education Program from the Denver-based College for Financial Planning. Those who complete the program, pass a final exam, and sign a code of ethics and disclosure form earn the AAMS designation.

This advanced training offers investment professionals the hands-on information needed to provide comprehensive financial services. Study topics include understanding the asset management process and understanding asset allocation and strategies.

Edward Jones, a Fortune 500 company headquartered in St. Louis, provides financial services in the U.S. and, through its affiliate, in Canada. It caters to individual investors. The firm’s 16,000-plus financial advisers serve more than 7 million clients.