NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. ("Oppenheimer") – a leading investment bank, wealth manager, and a subsidiary of Oppenheimer Holdings (NYSE: OPY) – today announced the appointment of Hugh Williams as Branch Manager of Oppenheimer's Greensboro office. This appointment marks the third Branch Manager announcement for the Firm, following Bill Pomeroy in Asheville and Nelson Kelly in Winston-Salem.
"Hugh has an impeccable record of helping clients with their financial needs, as well as a proven history of leadership – both in his career and in his community," said Mark Whaley, Executive Vice President and Head of Oppenheimer's Private Client Division. "His dedication to working toward success for his team, for Oppenheimer clients, and for his community demonstrates his strong character, and I'm confident he'll continue to reach new levels of achievement in his Branch Manager role."
Williams brings more than three and a half decades of experience to his new role, and has been a senior member of the Williams Monforton Watson Group of Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. Prior to Oppenheimer, Williams held prominent positions at EF Hutton, Interstate Johnson Lane and Morgan Keegan.
"Client needs are evolving and I've weathered highs and lows throughout my career. In my new role, I'm focused on helping advisors provide tailored and personal financial advice to our clients, leveraging Oppenheimer's research products," said Williams. "I look forward to leading this excellent team as they continue creating comprehensive investment strategies for our clients in the Greensboro area."
Williams is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and served in the 422nd Civil Affairs Unit of the U.S. Army Reserve. He holds Series 7, 8, 66, 65, 63, and 3 professional licenses, and is licensed to provide life and long-term health care insurance.
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