Deutsche Bank Alex. Brown expands West Coast Presence
Deutsche Bank Alex. Brown, the U.S. Private Client Services (PCS) division of Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management, today announced a significant expansion of its West Coast operations, adding four Client Advisors to its San Francisco and Los Angeles offices. Tim Ford and Melissa Conroy Whitney have joined the San Francisco office as Managing Directors and will report to William Svoboda, a Managing Director and San Francisco Regional Executive. In addition, Benjamin Goldberg and Brian Richmond have joined the Los Angeles office as Directors, reporting to Phil Waxelbaum, a Managing Director and Los Angeles Regional Executive.
Ford joins the firm after 11 years at Lehman Brothers where he was most recently a Managing Director and is credited with launching the firm's Corporate Cash Management group. Prior to that, he was a Vice President and Municipal Bond Trader at Morgan Stanley. He earned a BS in Commerce from the University of Virginia.
Whitney also joins the firm from Lehman Brothers where she was a Senior Vice President in the Corporate Cash Management group. During her 12 years at Lehman, she held a variety of positions in the Institutional Client group. She earned a BS in Marketing from Providence College and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame.
Goldberg, who has more than 13 years of experience in the financial services industry, joins the firm from Bank of America where he was a Senior Vice President in the Investments division. Prior to that, he was a Branch Manager and Vice President at Morgan Stanley where he managed 35 Financial Advisors.
Richmond also joins the firm from Bank of America where he was a Financial Advisor. Prior to that, he was a Financial Advisor at Morgan Stanley. He earned a BA in Economics from California State University.
“The West Coast continues to be a key strategic market for us as we continue to aggressively grow our PCS business,” said Thomas Bowers, Head of the U.S. Private Wealth Management Division. “We are confident that these hires will enhance our coverage in the region and complement our team of experienced professionals as we sustain our growth momentum.”
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Deutsche Bank Alex. Brown is the private client services division of Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., the investment banking and securities arm of Deutsche Bank AG in the United States and a member of NYSE, FINRA and SIPC. Deutsche Bank Alex. Brown, which is also part of Deutsche Bank's Private Wealth Management business division, provides a variety of customized solutions to private clients in the U.S., including traditional and alternative investments, brokerage, investment advisory programs, risk management strategies, lending, corporate cash management and wealth management services through branch offices in 16 cities across the US.