PHOENIX (May 4, 2021) – RBC Wealth Management – U.S. has named Jesse Witt to the role of Phoenix Complex Director. Witt will lead 71 advisors and 57 support staff across six branch offices managing roughly $12 billion in assets. He is among 21 RBC Wealth Management complex directors throughout the U.S. and succeeds Glen Hatch, who is retiring.

A 22-year veteran of the financial services industry, Witt served for nearly a decade as a regional manager at Wells Fargo, where he oversaw 50 financial advisors and private wealth advisors located throughout seven Midwest states.

“Jesse has earned a reputation as a highly successful regional manager, and I am confident that his outstanding leadership and recruiting skills will help us attract the very best advisors in this important market,” said Darryl Traweek, West Division director at RBC Wealth Management.

“I am honored to join an exceptional company in a region with so much potential for growth,” Witt said. “The high-quality people and positive culture of the firm are remarkable, and I am convinced this is the best place in the industry for financial advisors to serve their clients.”

Witt graduated from the University of South Dakota with a Bachelor of Science degree. He began his career in the financial services industry in 1999 as a financial advisor at Edward Jones. From there he moved to Delaware Investments and Goldman Sachs Asset Management before landing at Wells Fargo. In 2019, he achieved the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification. Witt lives in Phoenix with his wife and two children.

About RBC Wealth Management – U.S.

In the United States, RBC Wealth Management operates as a division of RBC Capital Markets, LLC. Founded in 1909, RBC Wealth Management is a member of the New York Stock Exchange, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the Securities Investor Protection Corporation, and other major securities exchanges. RBC Wealth Management has $463 billion in total client assets with more than 2,000 financial advisors operating in 178 locations in 42 states.

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Hannah Pederson, RBC Wealth Management, 612-371-2365, hannah.pederson@rbc.com