Apr 13, 2017
Industry Veteran Hired to Lead Janney’s Atlanta Branch
PHILADELPHIA, PA – April 11, 2017– Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (“Janney”), a leading full-service wealth management, financial services and investment banking firm headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, today announced that Richard J. Ballou, CIMA®, AIF, has joined Janney and will be leading the Atlanta Branch Office.
With over 30 years of industry experience, Ballou, vice president/ branch manager, will be tasked to lead the Firm’s expansion in the Atlanta region, as Janney continues to establish itself as the regional firm of choice for Financial Advisors, industry professionals and affluent clients. Ballou will report directly to Regional Manager Andrew Kistler.
“Rick is a highly regarded and proven leader, and we’re looking to his experience and insight as we continue to build within our existing geographic footprint,” said Jerry Lombard, President of Janney’s Private Client Group. “The Atlanta area is a logical expansion point for Janney right now, and we’re excited to have Rick on-board to lead our growth in the area.”
Ballou was most recently affiliated with Columbia Threadneedle Investments, where he served as South-Central Divisional Manager. In between two stints with Columbia Threadneedle, Ballou served as corporate vice president and complex manager of JC Bradford & Co, later UBS. He graduated from Boston University, and has earned both his CIMA® and AIF designations.
Janney’s Atlanta, GA branch office is located at 3630 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326.
About Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
Janney provides advice to individual, corporate and institutional clients. Our expertise includes guidance about asset management, corporate and public finance, equity and fixed income investing, equity research, institutional equity and fixed income sales and trading, investment strategy, financial planning, mergers and acquisitions, public and private capital raising, portfolio management, retirement and income planning, and wealth management. Janney is an independently-operated subsidiary of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company and is a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC). Additional company information is available at www.janney.com.