A former M.J. Whitman advisor with $230 million in client assets has joined Ameriprise's employee channel, the firm said.

After spending the first 27 years of her securities career with M.J. Whitman, advisor Sandra G. Smith has moved to Ameriprise's employee channel at the firm's Midtown Manhattan office, according to Ameriprise. She will report to Branch Manager Todd Hubley, the firm says.

Smith got her start in the industry with M.J. Whitman in 1988, according to FINRA's BrokerCheck.

Ameriprise recently hired four Wells Fargo advisors with more than $400 million in combined client assets.

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