Atlanta, GA, November 06, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- J.P. Turner & Company, LLC was named “2010 Best Places to Work in Georgia” by Georgia Trend Magazine. For the past five years, Georgia Trend has conducted an online survey to identify the best places in the state to work. Companies are nominated by their employees and magazine staff comb through thousands of nominations to identify the 10 best companies in the state.
Founded in 1997 by Tim McAfee and Bill Mello, J.P. Turner is an independent brokerage and investment banking firm headquartered in Atlanta. The firm now boasts some 185 independent offices across the country and continues to grow. J.P. Turner remains privately owned with McAfee and Mello still significantly involved in the day-to-day operations.
“Tim and Bill set the standard for how we in the home office treat each other and our reps,” said Dean Vernoia, chief operating officer. “They are generous, loyal, open to new ideas and emphasize customer service. Those are just a few examples of why the firm continues to grow despite the economic challenges of the past two years.”
Named for their two youngest sons, J.P. Turner is a family-oriented business that provides employees with a healthy work-life balance. “I don’t have to choose between having a great career and being a good mom,” said Orlette Elias, operations specialist. “I can have both.”
About J.P. Turner: J.P. Turner & Company, LLC, is a full-service independent investment banking and securities brokerage firm headquartered in Atlanta with some 185 independent branch offices nationwide. Its affiliate company, J.P. Turner & Company Capital Management, LLC, offers financial planning and investment advisory services. J.P. Turner was founded in 1997 by Bill Mello and Tim McAfee. Mello and McAfee have assembled a strong leadership team of seasoned financial brokers and advisors who, like themselves, truly understand the challenges faced by independent representatives in the field. The company is a member of SIPC and the National Investment Banking Association. J.P. Turner is consistently voted one of the top 50 independent broker/dealers by Investment News and one of the top broker-dealers by Financial Advisor. The firm was voted one of Atlanta’s Top 10 Stock Brokerage Firms in 2009 and 2010. For additional information on J.P. Turner & Company visit www.jpturner.com. For information on J.P. Turner & Company Capital Management visit www.jpturnercm.com.