August 02, 2012
than 12,000 Edward Jones advisers can offer OneAmerica’s 401(k) and 403(b) plans, the companies said in an
announcement about the new alliance. ---
The companies of OneAmerica announced a distribution affiliation with Edward Jones that will allow thousands of potential new business clients to access OneAmerica’s capabilities. Beginning immediately, Edward Jones advisers
can begin offering employer clients the 401(k) and 403(b) plan designs and
recordkeeping services of American United Life Insurance Company Inc., a
Peter Welsh, vice president of product and business strategy for retirement
business at OneAmerica, cited local service, customization and fiduciary
support as key factors in the firm’s success.
According to Ed O’Neal, principal in retirement plan marketing for Edward
Jones, the quality of the company’s strategic partners is crucial to providing products,
services and solutions to help advisers serve the needs of plan sponsors.