In 1982, Jo Layne McDow began her career in investment consulting at Smith Barney where she worked first as an assistant to three brokers. While at Smith Barney, Jo Layne earned a license as a registered broker. She was the first assistant to become a registered broker in the Eugene, Oregon office of Smith Barney.
In 1984 Jo Layne was hired by US National Bank of Oregon as a Municipal Bond Specialist. During her 11 years with US National Bank, Jo Layne was awarded highest honors for several years by US Bank’s CEOs.
In 1994, Jo Layne began a 16 year association with what is now known as RBC Wealth Management (Royal Bank of Canada) as a financial consultant.
In 2010, Jo Layne joined in a partnership with Gordon Martin in private practice where she continues to advise prudent investors planning and executing a path to their financial well-being.
Jo Layne enjoys jogging on the many trails in and around Eugene. Her other pastimes include travel, book club and relaxing at her Yachats, Oregon cottage.