NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. ("Oppenheimer") – a leading investment bank, wealth manager, and a subsidiary of Oppenheimer Holdings (NYSE: OPY) – today announced the hiring of Bill Pomeroy as Branch Manager of Oppenheimer's Asheville office. This addition is part of the Firm's strategic growth of its North Carolina leadership team – a critically important growth area for the Firm.
"Impactful legislation, shifting client needs, and disruptive investment vehicles have exponentially complicated financial decisions. These dramatic shifts mean it's more important than ever to have solid leaders at the helm," said Mark Whaley, Executive Vice President and Head of Oppenheimer's Private Client Division. "Bill has an entrepreneurial spirit, a proven track record of top-notch service, and deep knowledge of the industry. I look forward to working with Bill and am confident in his ability to build upon the continued success of the Asheville branch."
Pomeroy joined Oppenheimer in 2012 as Director of Investments in the Firm's Asheville office. Prior to joining the Firm, he was the Branch Manager of AG Edwards & Sons' South Asheville office for 10 years. Pomeroy began his career as a financial advisor at Interstate Johnson Lane in 1983 after graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Throughout his 35 years of experience, he has employed cutting-edge techniques to develop clients' traditional equity and fixed income investments. He has demonstrated his passion for capital markets by using his thorough technical analysis to create, implement, grow and monitor clients' investment portfolios.
"In my new role as Branch Manager, I plan to empower my team to carry on Oppenheimer's tradition of delivering effective and efficient services, products and investment advice to our clients," said Pomeroy. "What initially drew me to the Firm was its emphasis on trust, integrity and transparency, and I'm proud to carry those principles with me to our Asheville office. I'm honored to lead such an experienced team and I look forward to building on our reputation of providing comprehensive solutions to our clients."
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