GREAT FALLS, Mont.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--D.A. Davidson Companies, an employee-owned financial services firm, today announced that Larry Martinez has been named President effective October 1. In this role, Martinez will report to Jim Kerr, D.A. Davidson’s Chief Executive Officer, and assume additional oversight of the firm’s human capital, operations and information technology functions.
“Larry is a proven leader who is adept at developing strategies that focus on doing what is best for clients and our firm,” Kerr said. “At a time when our industry is experiencing rapid changes, Larry is the right person to lead these critically important areas of our business.”
“It has been rewarding to be a part of a firm that’s accomplished so many milestones over the last 81 years,” Martinez said. “I look forward to having the opportunity to work closely with Jim and the executive team to continue leading D.A. Davidson forward.”
Martinez has been a member of D.A. Davidson’s senior management team for more than 14 years and has demonstrated significant leadership experience across the company’s legal, compliance, audit and facilities areas. Prior to joining D.A. Davidson, he served in the Corporate Practice Group of international law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP. He earned his law degree from Stanford Law School and a bachelor’s degree in politics from Princeton University.
About D.A. Davidson Companies
Employee-owned D.A. Davidson Companies is a financial services holding company offering a range of financial services and advice for individual and institutional investors, businesses and municipalities nationwide. The company is headquartered in Montana, with major business hubs in Denver, Los Angeles, Portland and Seattle. Founded 81 years ago, it has more than 1,380 employees, working together to provide straightforward advice, personalized solutions and industry expertise.
D.A. Davidson Companies’ largest subsidiary, D.A. Davidson & Co., is the largest full-service investment firm headquartered in the Northwest, and provides wealth management advice and services for investors and offers equity and fixed income capital markets services and advice. D.A. Davidson Companies also operates Davidson Investment Advisors, a professional asset management firm; D.A. Davidson Trust Company, a trust and wealth management company; and Davidson Fixed Income Management, a registered investment adviser providing fixed income portfolio and advisory services.
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