Financial Services Executive to Speak at Baylor Sept. 17

Sept. 9, 1998

by Alan Hunt

The current "ups and downs" of the Stock Market will be discussed by John W. Bachmann, managing principal of Edward Jones Co., in a talk at Baylor University on Thursday, Sept. 17.

The 7 p.m. program, which is free and open to the public, will be held on the fifth floor of the Cashion Academic Building at the Hankamer School of Business. Bachman's lecture is the third in the Diamond Jubilee Distinguished Speaker Series, marking the business school's 75th anniversary.

With 3,900 offices throughout the United States and Canada, Edward Jones Co. is one of the largest financial services firms in the nation, serving more than two million individual investors.

Bachmann received a bachelor's degree in economics from Wabash College and a master's in finance from Northwestern University. He is also a graduate of the Institute of Investment Banking at the Wharton School of Business. He began his career at Edward Jones as a part-time college intern in 1959, later joining the firm full time. In 1980, he succeeded Edward D. "Ted" Jones Jr. as managing principal of Edward Jones.

He serves on the board of governors of the Chicago Stock Exchange and is a board director of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Trans World Airlines. He also served two terms as chair of the Securities Industry Association.

For more information, call Hankamer's bureau of communications at 710-3495.

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