Edelman Financial Services LLC has named Joe Bottazzi as executive vice president, business development.

He will be responsible for directing the company's planned new business lines, all designed to enhance the firm's ability to serve its current clients and expand nationwide. Bottazzi, with Hewlett-Packard for the past 31 years, most recently as senior vice president of its Americas Technology Services business, was responsible for approximately one-third of its $127 billion annual revenue and had more than 8,000 employees in his business unit.

Edelman Financial Services provides financial planning and investment management services for individuals and families, as well as 401(k) plans and institutional investment management for businesses. With offices in Maryland, Virginia, New Jersey, New York, Illinois, Michigan, Massachusetts and Florida, Edelman Financial manages $6.5 billion for nearly 15,000 clients across the country.