Neuberger Berman has appointed William Proctor as its new vice president and wealth advisor in its wealth management division.

In this newly created position, Proctor will report to Seth Finkel, managing director of Neuberger Berman Wealth Management.

Before joining Neuberger Berman, Proctor served in marketing and client services for Glaxis Capital Management in Sarasota, Fla. Earlier, he was a quarterback in the Canadian Football League for two years, winning a Grey Cup Championship in Calgary in 2008, after having been the starting quarterback at Clemson, where he received a bachelor's degree in management and finance.

Larry Barrett writes for Financial Planning.