Stratos Wealth Partners has opened a new office in Scottsdale, Ariz., and has named Bobbie Meola managing director. Meola previously served as senior vice president, investments, and complex manager for Wells Fargo Advisors. Before that, she held the position of vice president, complex manager at Smith Barney.

Joining Meola in Scottsdale are wealth advisors and partners Kelli Riley and Tonette Echols. Riley most recently served as first vice president of investments at Wells Fargo Advisors. She has also held positions at American Republic Insurance and Dean Witter. Echols served as a banking branch manager prior to joining Wells Fargo Advisors as a wealth manager.

Headquartered in Beachwood, Ohio, Stratos Wealth Partners offers operational, strategic and consulting resources to advisors who are interested in going independent or are already independent.

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