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Cooke Bio

John D. Cooke

Personal Information

  • Spouse: Judith Anne, I.U. '64
  • Children: J. Christopher, Notre Dame, '87, I.U. Law/CPA - 1993, CIMA
  • Brian Cooke, I.U. '89, CIMA

Education

  • B.S., Butler University, 1962
  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER, ™Professional, 1981

Current Profession

  • Managing Director, Investments, Senior Institutional Consultant, Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC

Past Professional Activities

  • Captain U.S. Air Force Pilot - 1962-69
  • Prudential Securities Senior Alliance, 1990-present
  • Chairman's Council, Prudential Securities, 1975-present

Honors and Awards

  • Butler Medal - 1997
  • Wells Fargo Advisors' Lifetime Premier Advisor Award, 2012
  • Vietnam Medal, 1965 and 1968
  • Wachovia Way Award 2004 - Top Advisor in all Categories
  • Barron Magazine "Top 100" Financial Advisors, 2004-2009*
  • Top Ranked Advisor Teams in America, #1 Family Team 2008 Research Magazine
  • Wachovia Securities - Premier Advisor 2004 to present
  • Top Ranked Advisor Teams in American #2 Family Teams 2005 - Research Magazine/The Winner's Circle
  • America's Top 50 Financial Advisors - Registered Representative Magazine 2005
  • The Winners Circle Publication  - Top 30 Financial Advisors of United States by R. J. Shook, 2002*
  • The Best Brokers in America - Registered Rep 2002
  • Financial Advisor of the Year - Prudential Securities - 1995
  • Research Magazine Broker Hall of Fame - 1994-present
  • Outstanding Broker Award 1994 Registered Representative Magazine

*Criteria for these accolades is generally based on, but may be not excluded to, professional credentials, wealth management focus, tenure in industry, productivity, assets under management, compliance records and client satisfaction reports.

Current Civic/Board Activities

  • Butler University Board of Trustees
  • Barefoot Beach, Board of Directors

Past Civic/Activities/Boards

  • Community Hospitals of Indiana - Board of Directors
  • Community Hospital North - Chairman, Board of Directors
  • Control Devices, Inc. Board of Directors
  • Phi Delta Theta National Advisor
  • Butler University Alumni Association - Board of Trustees
  • St. Vincents Hospital Legacy Committee
  • Holy Spirit at Geist Catholic Church - Finance Committee

Interests

  • Golf and travel

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