Washington Wealth Management, a Middleburg, Va., based registered investment advisory firm, announced it hired Jordan Ball as a regional vice president for its newly opened Richmond, Va., office.

Ball, who has more than 45 years experience in the financial services industry, was a senior managing director at Scott & Stringfellow’s Richmond office for 11 years before retirng in 2007 and becoming an independent contractor to the firm, a role he held for the past four years. 

Before being hired at Scott & Stringfellow, Ball worked for Paine Webber for 34 years, where he held several senior management positions including regional vice president for its Washington, D.C.; Richmond, and Birmingham, Ala., offices at different points of his career.

“Jordan’s addition to the team ramps up our ability to respond to the tremendous interest in our innovative platform we’ve received from FA’s,” said Tony Sirianni, the founder and CEO of Washington Wealth. ”A key component to Washington Wealth Management’s strategy of creating an independent branch network of advisers is having in place regional and branch managers that can support and guide advisers on a day-to-day basis.”

Washington Wealth oepend the Richmond brand in March. It marked the second branch to open since the company opened in December.

Headquartered in Middleburg, Washington Wealth is an independent registered investment adviser, established to create a branch network of independent financial advisers.  

The hiring of Ball marks the second executive that Washington Wealth has added from Scott & Stringfellow. In March, it announced it hired E. Lee Pinney Jr., a 30-year veteran of the financial services industry and a top producer in the Richmond area for over 25 years. Pinney was hired as the managing director of Washington Wealthʼs Richmond branch.

Pinney was a senior managing director at Scott & Stringfellow, where he worked for 19 years, first breaking the $1 million mark in 1995.