Beverly Hills Wealth Management, a California RIA, hired added Steven Stahlberg as western division director.

Stahlberg joins has over 30 years of industry experience and will help grow and develop the firm’s regional and national presence.

“I chose BHWM for the ‘intreprenurial’ opportunity it offers its wealth management advisors to be owners of the business and contribute to the creative and intellectual process," he said. "They are able to be part of an exclusive firm without sacrificing their independence and have access to the best unbiased investment choices available in the market today."

Stahlberg spent most of his career at Wachovia, growing its presence in both Northern California and Nevada where he hired more than 100 advisors over an 11-year period. Prior to joining BHWM, Stahlberg was western regional director at RW Baird and district manager at Morgan Stanley.

While working at Morgan Stanley, Stahlberg grew the worst-performing district to second overall and worked with over 22 branches and oversaw around 340 advisors.

“Steven’s background in recruiting the best talent and his proven track record of success will bring tremendous value to the firm,” said Mag Black-Scott, the president and CEO of BHWM.