Charles W. Jones III '81, newly-appointed member of the College of Business Administration's Advisory Council, recently helped ring the closing bell of the New York Stock Exchange in a ceremony marking Westcorp Inc.'s tenth anniversary.
Charles participated in Wall Street's time-honored tradition as the representative of WFS Financial, a principal subsidiary of Westcorp. The event included a tour of the New York Stock Exchange and a reception held prior to the 4:00pm closing bell. During the ceremony Charles received a commemorative medallion from NYSE officials and Westcorp's chairman, Mr. Ernest Rady, was presented with the gavel.
In this photo Charles is standing at the far left with, from left to right, the president of the New York Stock Exchange and Westcorp's chairman, chief financial officer and president. Charles is the southeast division manager of WFS Financial and, with more than 22 years' experience in the financial services industry, is recognized as a specialist in indirect lending operations.
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