ST. LOUIS, August 3, 2021 – Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) today announced that financial advisors Maurice “Mo” Schutte and William Rowe have joined the firm’s broker-dealer subsidiary, Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated, in Frontenac, Missouri.
Operating as Simplify Wealth Group, the team has 24 years of combined investment industry experience and comes to Stifel from Merrill Lynch, where they were responsible for $200 million in client assets.
“By joining Stifel, we’ve joined a movement of successful advisors keenly focused on the client experience,” said Mr. Schutte. “Stifel provides advisors with resources to assist clients in an unbiased atmosphere, without corporate pressure. That is such a straightforward and common sense position, and it’s refreshing. We are energized about our move to Stifel, and I believe the choice will be simple for our clients to join us.”
“Mo and Will are the perfect fit for our high-net-worth office here in Frontenac,” said Rick Murphy, Branch Manager. “While I’m extremely excited to work alongside them, I’m even more excited about the additional capabilities, resources, and level of service that Stifel’s platform will enable them to deliver to their clients.”