Benjamin F. Edwards & Co., a St. Louis-based brokerage company, announced Wednesday it hired Christopher J. McGill in its Wichita, Kan., office.

McGill was hired as an associate vice president of investments. The hiring brings the total number of employees in the Wichita office to four.

McGill began his financial services career in 2006 after working for eight years as an engineer for Cargill and serving two years in the U.S. Army. Most recently, he worked at Wells Fargo Advisors. 

Benjamin Edwards, founded in 2008, has 24 branches in 15 states and more than 200 employees.