Atlantic Investment Advisory Group, a father-son team based in Hilton Head Island, S.C., has joined the Summit Financial Networks Region of Cetera Advisor Networks LLC, Cetera announced today.

Managing partners Marc Stuckart Jr. and his son, Creighton Stuckart, were formerly with Merrill Lynch, where they managed $137 million in client assets.

Marc Stuckart is a graduate of the University of Scranton, and Creighton graduated from the Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina. Both Stuckarts are former U.S. Marines. Creighton served as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Marine Corps before joining his father’s practice at Merrill Lynch in 2016. The two co-founded their independent practice this year by affiliating with Cetera through the Summit Financial Networks Region.

Based in El Segundo, Calif., Cetera Financial Group is a shared service organization serving affiliates that comprise the second-largest family of independent broker-dealers in the United States.