Janney Montgomery Scott has hired financial advisor James A. Baber IV, who previously oversaw $61 million in client assets, to join the Strange Group in the firm’s Richmond, Va. office.

Baber has been registered with Janney Montgomery Scott since July 7, according to his registration records with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.

Baber previously served at Richmond, Va.-based regional brokerage and investment banking firm Scott & Stringfellow from February 2006 through July, according to FINRA records, and was employed before that at Legg Mason Wood Walker Inc. for almost 10 years.