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Hastings financial advisor honored at annual conference

Abra Hovgaard, an Edward Jones financial advisor, was honored at the Edward Jones Managing Partner's Conference April 19-21 in San Antonio. Hovgaard has been a financial advisor in Hastings since 2005.

The annual event honors the top 400 of the firm's more than 14,000 financial advisors. The attendees have the opportunity to discuss issues facing the firm and the financial services industry as a whole. This was the fourth time Hovgaard has attended the event.

Jim Weddle, Edward Jones managing partner, said that the meeting allows their most successful financial advisors the opportunity to network, learn about trends in the market and industry, share ideas on how to better serve clients and discuss topics like how to provide an ideal client service experience.

"It's rewarding and extremely beneficial to spend time with our firm's visionaries and colleagues who are so accomplished," Hovgaard said. "I've returned energized and with lots of fresh ideas to share with my clients.