CRIVITZ — Lea Schneider of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Crivitz recently won the firm’s Jim McKenzie Award for her exceptional achievement in building client relationships.

“It’s truly an honor to receive recognition for building relationships with those clients we serve,” said Schneider. “And it’s quite inspirational to receive an award named after a firm legend such as Jim McKenzie who was dedicated to individual investors and understood each investor’s unique financial goals.”

Schneider was one of 1,869 of the firm’s more than 18,000 financial advisers to receive the Jim McKenzie award.

The award is named after Jim McKenzie who, following in his father’s footsteps, joined Edward Jones in 1962 and opened a branch in Kearney, Nebraska.

Schneider and Branch Office Administrator Jessie Kotke can be reached at 715-854-2443 or by visiting Schneider website at