B. Riley Wealth Management Expands Dallas Branch with Addition of James Bussey, Vice President

Experienced Financial Advisor Joins Growing Private Wealth Business

LOS ANGELES, May 22, 2020 - B. Riley Wealth Management, Inc., a full service private wealth and investment services firm and subsidiary of B. Riley Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:RILY) ("B. Riley"), is pleased to announce that James Bussey has joined the firm as Vice President. Bussey will be a financial advisor in the Dallas, TX branch, which is managed by Senior Vice President, Jeff Bouchard.

"Jim is a great addition to our growing team in Dallas," said Philip Zanone, Chief Executive Officer, B. Riley Wealth Management. "His holistic approach to providing comprehensive wealth services to his clients is an ideal fit with the robust in-house expertise and the range of investment options offered through B. Riley."

Bussey joins the firm from Ameriprise where he was a financial advisor for more than five years. He holds an Executive MBA degree from the University of Texas at Arlington and a BBA degree from Northwood University. He has also earned the Accredited Portfolio Management Advisorâ„  (APMA®) and Chartered Retirement Planning Counselorâ„  (CRPC®) designations from the College for Financial Planning and is a Registered Financial Consultant (RFC®). In addition to being an avid motorcycle enthusiast, Bussey is a Navy veteran and involved in the Dallas community through Grace Community Church. He also supports the Wounded Warriors Project and Warriors to Work.

"My practice is focused on a comprehensive approach to wealth management, building customized portfolios, and delivering concierge-style services to my clients," said Bussey. "The breadth of services and depth of expertise available through the B. Riley platform will support the growth of my practice."