James Elias has been hired as the financial advisor for the new office at 679 S. Carter Road, suite 3.

The financial services firm Edward Jones has opened a second office in Smyrna.

James Elias has been hired as the financial advisor for the new office at 679 S. Carter Road, suite 3.

He said he is excited about establishing his business and home in Smyrna.

“The other Edward Jones financial advisors have set an outstanding example for me to follow,” Elias said. “Their dedication to the people who trust Edward Jones has been instrumental in the growth of our firm, and I look forward to carrying on that tradition.”

Elias hosted an open house for the community Friday, Feb. 28 from 3-6 p.m.

For more information, call 302-514-1001, email james.elias@edwardjones.com or see www.edwardjones.com.

A Fortune 500 company headquartered in St. Louis, Edward Jones provides financial services in the U.S. and, through its affiliate, in Canada. Every aspect of the firm’s business, from the investments its financial advisors offer to the location of its branch offices, caters to individual investors, according to a press release. An SIPC member, the firm has more than 18,000 financial advisors serving more than 7 million clients and caring for $1 trillion in assets.

The first Edward Jones office in Smyrna is in the Smyrna Mart near Acme.