• Robynn Clark, an Edward Jones financial adviser in Owensboro, has been appointed as the Women Inclusion Leader to lead the firm's commitment to providing dedicated support and development for female Edward Jones financial advisers. Clark will join a group of other Edward Jones financial advisors across the United States to lead this essential initiative.
A Women Inclusion Leader offers support through a financial adviser coaching program, delivers diversity and inclusion education to all financial advisers and conducts a series of business-building meetings throughout the year. Clark will continue to serve investors in the community.
• Shannon Raines, a wealth advisor with Hilliard Lyons, recently passed the examination through the National Association of Plan Advisors (NAPA) to earn her certification as a Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor (CPFA). This credential demonstrates knowledge, expertise and commitment to working with Retirement Plans for businesses. CPFA certified advisers demonstrate the expertise required to act as a plan fiduciary or help plan fiduciaries manage their roles and responsibilities.
Raines graduated summa cum laude from the University of Kentucky and earned an MBA from Murray State University. She has 19 years of experience in the financial services industry and is a 2019 graduate of Leadership Owensboro. She was selected in 2017 as a 40 Under 40 by the Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce.