DALLAS, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Securities, Inc. today announced that four experienced financial advisors have joined the company's Private Client Group in Austin, Texas.
Thomas "Doc" Darilek, Vito D'Angelo, Howard Humphreys and Jim Woodcock all have deep roots in Texas and bring more than a century of combined financial services experience to their new roles.
"We are extremely proud to welcome such a respected and experienced group of financial advisors to Southwest Securities," said Larry G. Tate, Southwest Securities' Director of Retail. "Doc, Vito, Howard and Jim have well-earned reputations as some of the most knowledgeable and successful advisors in Texas. They have built decades of trust through exemplary service to their clients and we are fortunate to have them as part of our team. We look forward to their continued success with Southwest Securities."
Messrs. Darilek, D'Angelo, Humphreys and Woodcock join Senior Vice President – Branch Manager Nick Feild in the Austin office. Mr. Feild joined Southwest Securities last year.About Thomas Darilek Mr. Darilek joins Southwest Securities as Senior Vice President – Financial Advisor. He has more than 30 years of financial experience, most recently as senior vice president with Morgan Keegan/ Raymond James where he served individual and corporate investors. He is a native Texan and a graduate of the University of Texas. About Vito D'AngeloMr. D'Angelo joins Southwest Securities as Senior Vice President – Financial Advisor. He has more than 30 years of financial services experience, most recently as senior vice president with Morgan Keegan/ Raymond James where he served for 11 years. Mr. D'Angelo earned a master's degree from the University of Texas and is a United States Army veteran who has lived in Austin for more than 40 years. About Howard Humphreys Mr. Humphreys joins Southwest Securities as Senior Vice President – Financial Advisor. He served as First Vice President with Morgan Keegan/ Raymond James and has 45 years of experience in the financial services industry, with special focus on mutual funds, municipal bonds and managed money. He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Southwestern Louisiana. About Jim Woodcock Mr. Woodcock joins Southwest Securities as Vice President – Financial Advisor. He spent seven years with Morgan Keegan/ Raymond James where he was Assistant Vice President. He is a graduate of the University of Texas and a past president of the Austin Business Forum. About Southwest Securities, Inc.Southwest Securities, Inc., a member of NYSE, FINRA and SIPC, provides securities brokerage, investment banking and securities clearing services to a broad range of individual, corporate, public and industry clients. The firm is a wholly owned subsidiary of SWS Group, Inc. (NYSE: SWS), a financial services holding company whose stock is listed and traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol, SWS. Other SWS subsidiaries include SWS Financial Services, Inc., a registered investment adviser and a registered broker-dealer serving independent securities brokers and their clients, and Southwest Securities, FSB, one of the largest banks headquartered in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. SOURCE Southwest Securities, Inc.