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Ameriprise Financial Hosts “Career Compass” Events Designed to Help Women Explore Careers in the Financial Services Industry

Registration now open for February 22 event

As part of its commitment to being the firm of choice for women financial advisors, Ameriprise Financial (NYSE: AMP) is hosting events aimed at attracting more women into careers in the financial services industry. Ameriprise “Career Compass” events are designed to help women with varying levels of experience explore a career as financial advisors or consider other rewarding positions that can help clients secure their financial future. Women who are seeking to make a career change or re-enter the workforce after time away are invited to join. Recent or soon-to-be college graduates interested in learning more about available careers are also encouraged to participate. Registration is now open for the February 22 virtual event (register for the event).

Ameriprise will host additional Career Compass sessions on May 2, September 12, and December 5. For more information on these future events, contact

During the sessions, attendees will hear from Ameriprise women financial advisors and leaders on topics ranging from their personal career paths to how they help clients reach their financial goals. The presenters will also discuss the skills needed for success in the profession and share advice on pursuing a career in finance.

Following the events, interested attendees are encouraged to apply for job opportunities at Ameriprise in areas including:

  • The Ameriprise Advisor Career Development Program: This program provides professionals making a career change with training and resources to succeed as an employee advisor at an Ameriprise branch office.
  • The Ameriprise Advisor Center (AAC): The AAC provides opportunities to join an advising team as client service coordinators, learning foundational aspects of the business while obtaining their licenses and registrations required for advancement.
  • Becoming an Associate Financial Advisor (AFA): AFAs work with experienced advisors in Ameriprise’s Independent Advisor channel. They receive mentoring and learn how to successfully manage practices and acquire clients.

“Women make exceptional financial advisors and yet they’re still underrepresented in the industry. That’s why Ameriprise is on a mission to ensure more women know and consider the benefits of a career as a financial advisor,” said Brenda Vaughn, Vice President of Supervision and Women’s Strategy Co-Lead at Ameriprise Financial. “Our Career Compass event series provides an excellent platform for women to learn about the rewarding professional possibilities at Ameriprise and within the broader industry.”

Introduced in the fall of 2020, the Ameriprise “Career Compass” events have helped hundreds of women attendees learn more about career opportunities in the financial services industry.

The firm continues to invest in and support women advisors includes with other programs and events throughout the year, including:

  • The Ameriprise Women’s Empowerment (WE) Network, a nationwide professional network which offers mentorship, training, education, and networking programs for women advisors at Ameriprise Financial.
  • Women Advisor Summits, which provide a meaningful forum for women at Ameriprise Financial to network and enhance skills to serve their clients effectively, grow their practices and develop in their careers.

To register for the February 22 Women’s Career Compass event, click here.

About Ameriprise Financial

At Ameriprise Financial, we have been helping people feel more confident about their financial future for more than 130 years. With extensive investment advice, asset management and insurance capabilities and a nationwide network of approximately 10,000 financial advisors1, we have the strength and expertise to serve the full range of individual and institutional investors' financial needs.

Ameriprise Financial cannot guarantee future financial results.

Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Investment products are not insured by the FDIC, NCUA or any federal agency, are not deposits or obligations of, or guaranteed by any financial institution, and involve investment risks including possible loss of principal and fluctuation in value.

Securities offered by Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC. Member FINRA and SIPC.

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