Roland Martin of Chesapeake, Va., and Thomas Carlson of Newport News, Va., have become registered representatives with Investor Securities Inc., a branch of Securities America Inc.

Martin and Carlson were previously with Valic, a subsidiary of American International Group, where Martin managed $12 million in assets and Carlson managed $81 million. Securities America has more than 1,800 independent advisors responsible for $50 billion in client assets. Investors Securities has 100 financial professionals and $1 billion in client assets.