Brewer Financial Services, the full-service broker-dealer unit of Chicago's Brewer Investment Group, said it had hired Steve Brown as a financial adviser.
Brown, who has 26 years' experience, advises clients with aggregate assets exceeding $35 million. Most recently, he worked at LPL Financial Inc. of San Diego.
Brewer Financial Services said last week's hiring will expand its adviser network into Dallas. In the past four months, it has added advisers in nine places from St. Louis to Jacksonville, Fla., giving the company 85 advisers in 17 regions nationwide.
Brewer Investment Group serves individuals, small to midsize businesses, institutions and financial advisers.