ON THE MOVE-Hilliard Lyons adds adviser duo in South Carolina

Fri Jan 11, 2013 4:23pm EST

Jan 11 (Reuters) - Hilliard Lyons, the Louisville, Kentucky-based brokerage firm, said on Friday it added a team of two veteran advisers from Scott & Stringfellow who managed $175 million in client assets.

Advisers Donald McDonald and Carol Carson moved to Hilliard Lyons after roughly a decade with Richmond, Virginia-based Scott & Stringfellow, the Richmond, Virginia-based investment banking and brokerage subsidiary of BB&T Corporation.

McDonald, who has worked in the industry for 30 years, joined as a senior vice president, while Carson, a 13-year industry veteran, joined as a vice president.

The advisers are based in Greenville, South Carolina.

Hilliard Lyons, founded in 1854, currently has 70 branches in 12 states across the United States.


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