Independent broker-dealer Securities America Inc. has hired Michael Mullis, managing partner of Kelley & Mullis Wealth Management, to become a registered representative with the firm.

Mullis, 39, left a career in public accounting to join Kelley and Associates in 1999. Now known as Kelley & Mullis Wealth Management Inc., the 25-year-old business has Mullis, three other advisors and three administrative employees that comprise Kelly & Mullis Wealth Management. Before joining La Vista, Neb.-based Securities America they were affiliated with LPL Financial.

"Securities America gives specialized attention and resources to its advisors that we feel is an important role for our broker-dealer," Mullis said. "We are very excited about working with their business consultation group, and bringing the latest technology, CRM and support for all levels of management to our firm."

-Jim McConville