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Edward Jones Dean's Breakfast

The Edward Jones Dean's Breakfast Series brings together area business leaders, policymakers, academics and students to discuss leading issues facing business in the 21st century.   

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 7:30 a.m.

Values-Based Leadership

Leadership is as important in business today as it ever has been. On April 9, join Penny Pennington, managing partner of Edward Jones, for the Chaifetz School's final Edward Jones Dean's Breakfast of 2018-2019 and a conversation on the importance of values for effective leadership.

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About the Speaker

Penny Pennington is the managing partner of Edward Jones, a Fortune 500 financial services firm. As managing partner, the sixth in the firm’s 97-year history, Pennington is responsible for the firm’s strategic direction, working together with the more than 43,000 associates across the U.S. and Canada who make a meaningful difference in the lives of more than 7 million clients by helping them financially achieve their most important goals.

Pennington began her career with Edward Jones in 2000 as a financial advisor in Livonia, Mich. At the firm, she has held leadership roles in New Financial Advisor Training, Branch Office Administrator Development and Branch and Region Development before leading the Client Strategies Group in 2015.

Pennington earned a bachelor’s degree in commerce with a concentration in finance from the University of Virginia and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. She holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) designation and is a graduate of Wharton’s Securities Industry Institute.

About the Series

Each event in the Edward Jones Dean's Breakfast Series begins with a free networking breakfast starting at 7:30 a.m. in the Shanahan Atrium of Cook Hall. The presentation begins at 8 a.m. in the Anheuser Busch Auditorium. There is no cost to attend, but registration is requested. 

Complimentary parking is available in the University's  Laclede Garage (3642 Laclede Ave.) for non-SLU guests. Please keep the parking ticket received upon entry to the garage. An exit pass will be provided to you at the event's registration table. 

Presenting Sponsor

Edward Jones


Media Partner

St. Louis Public Radio