Mr. Joseph G. Porter
Joseph G. Porter
Chief Accounting Officer
Joseph G. Porter joined Edward Jones in 2010 as a principal and as the firm's chief accounting officer. In the role, he is responsible for Financial Accounting and Reporting, Regulatory Reporting, Compensation Accounting, Accounting Systems and Expenditure Management.
Before joining Edward Jones, Porter worked for A.G. Edwards in St. Louis, gaining 25 years of experience in financial accounting and reporting, regulatory reporting, compensation, taxes and internal audit. After A.G. Edwards was acquired by Wachovia in October 2007, and then Wells Fargo in December 2008, Porter served as a senior finance leader at Wells Fargo Advisors.
Porter graduated from the University of Missouri-St. Louis with a bachelor's degree in accounting and holds a CPA certificate from the state of Missouri.