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Release Date: 4/5/2019

Richmond, VA - BB&T Scott & Stringfellow welcomes the Parks-DuMontier Financial Group to its Birmingham, Alabama office.

Ryan Parks and Joey DuMontier are founding partners of this team and they join us from Merrill Lynch. They have been in the wealth management industry since 2001 and 2000, respectively. Drew Weil joined their team in 2016 as a financial advisor, after joining Merrill Lynch in 2011. They are supported by Kristina Palangi, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and a Chartered Financial Consultant®, who has been with the team since 2015. Paige Harris, who recently joined the team in 2018, also supports the team as their Business Development Officer.

Ryan is active in his church and various charitable organizations. He resides in Vestavia Hills, Alabama with his wife and three daughters. Joey is involved in the community through his support of the Birmingham Zoo, Millsaps College Alumni Board and Vulcan Park. He resides in Homewood, Alabama with his wife and three boys. Drew is active in the community through his work with The Birmingham Zoo. He can often be found out walking with his wife and their two children. Kristina is a native of Fredericksburg, Virginia and is an avid Clemson fan. She is very involved with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Junior League and Oak Mountain Youth Cheer. Paige resides in Vestavia Hills with her husband and their two daughters.

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