(LOS ANGELES / October 12, 2020) - B. Riley Wealth Management, a full-service private wealth and investment services firm and subsidiary of B. Riley Financial (NASDAQ: RILY) ("B. Riley"), today announced that Roger Follis and Charles Hartley have joined the firm's independent advisor channel in Washington, D.C.
"Roger and Charlie's successful high net worth practice is ideally suited to the B. Riley platform," said Craig Pirtle, Chief Strategy Officer of B. Riley Wealth Management. "We are extremely pleased they chose to partner with B. Riley, where our open architecture allows advisors the autonomy to manage their practices their way while supported by the wide-ranging expertise of our team of experienced industry professionals."
Roger Follis and Charlie Hartley have been business partners since starting their financial services careers more than 25 years ago. They join B. Riley Wealth Management from Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network where they had worked since 2013. In addition to providing holistic investment advice to individuals and families, the two have extensive experience assisting corporate clients with their qualified retirement plans, including defined benefit, SIMPLE, SEP, 401(k) and 403(b) plans. Follis holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Stanford University and Hartley holds an MBA from UCLA.
"We are excited to introduce our clients to the sophisticated financial solutions available to us across B. Riley Financial's diversified platform," said Follis. "The firm's clearing relationship with Wells Fargo Clearing Services, LLC, means our existing clients will retain the benefits of this familiar account system, while also gaining access to comprehensive wealth management services that meet the needs of our high net worth and international clients. We believe this move will drive the future growth of our practice."
About B. Riley Wealth Management
B. Riley Wealth Management provides a full suite of
investment management services and solutions to individuals and families, small
and large businesses, and non-profits, including qualified retirement plans,
trusts, foundations and endowments. Our experienced financial advisors leverage
the diverse resources and expertise of our affiliated network of companies to
help clients create a sound financial strategy. The firm is a wholly-owned
subsidiary of B. Riley Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:RILY), a publicly traded,
diversified financial services company. To learn more about our services and to
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