Focus Financial Partners, an international partnership of independent wealth management firms, has hired 10 people as it continues to expand its network of advisory firms, Focus Financial announced Monday.

The new hires will expand the mergers and acquisitions; the finance, legal and compliance; and the marketing teams. Focus Financial includes 30 partner firms.

The new hires include the following executives, who will provide resources for established RIAs and breakaway firms:

Justin Ferri joins as managing director of Focus Connections, where he will work with wealth management teams and individuals from wirehouses as they transition their businesses to the independent space.

Eric Amar, Molly Bennard, Scott Holsopple, and Sukanya Kuruganti all join as vice presidents within the Business Development team, where they will lead mergers and acquisitions and develop organic growth strategies for the partner firms.