Bringing you live news and features since 2006 

Morgan Keegan names Ferguson private client group president

RELATED TOPICS​

Morgan Keegan has named Richard S. Ferguson president of the firm’s private client group division, effective 1 January 2010.

Morgan Keegan’s private client group provides investment and wealth management services through a network of over 1,100 financial advisers in more than 300 locations in 19 states.

Ferguson, an executive managing director and 22-year employee with Morgan Keegan, succeeds James A. Parrish, who is stepping down on 31 December 2009 after ten years as president of the private client group.

Parrish will continue to represent the firm in a recruiting capacity and maintain his advisory practice.

“We are pleased to have Dick take charge of our private client group and lead what we think is the most talented team of financial advisors in our industry,” says John C. Carson, Jr., chief executive officer of Morgan Keegan. “Dick’s long and distinguished career with our firm makes him the perfect choice to succeed Jim Parrish and continue the phenomenal progress Jim has brought to our private client group. We thank Jim for his dedication these last ten years and look forward to his future contributions to the firm.”

Ferguson’s career in financial services began when he joined Morgan Keegan in 1987 as a financial adviser in their Atlanta office. In 1994, Ferguson moved back to his hometown of Athens, Georgia to manage a new branch office. He was promoted to east regional president and named to the firm’s executive committee in 1999.

“I’ve been privileged to have been a part of the Morgan Keegan corporate family throughout my career and feel honored to work with a group of people I have come to view as my extended family,” says Ferguson. “I look forward to the opportunity to lead the private client group to more and greater success in the years ahead.”

Latest News

ETF data consultant ETFGI reports that assets invested in the global ETF industry reached a new record of USD12.71 trillion..
Calastone has published an ETF white paper which examines several of the processes that take place across the lifecycle of..
Adapting product lines to fit into changing methodologies and meet shifting demand is essential to remaining relevant in the industry..
Investors urgently need greater access to diversified investment strategies aligned with the Paris Agreement on climate change if the world..

Related Articles

Taylor Krystkowiak, Themes ETFs
Themes ETFs opened its doors in December 2023, with an introductory suite of 11 ETFs – seven thematic and four...
Konrad Sippel, Solactive
At the end of March, financial index specialist, Solactive, published its 2024 annual report on future trends.  ...
Lorraine Sereyjol-Garros, BNP Paribas
Following changes to the French Monetary and Financial Code and of the French market authority AMF’s General Regulation, it is...
Ed Rosenberg, Texas Capital
Texas Capital Bank first opened its doors back in December 1998 and nowadays offers wealth-management services, as well as commercial,...
Subscribe to the ETF Express newsletter

Subscribe for access to our weekly newsletter, newsletter archive, updates on the site and exclusive email content.

Marketing by