B. Riley Wealth Management Welcomes Veteran Advisors Scott Kessler and Robert Runnfeldt to Chicago Branch

(LOS ANGELES / September 18, 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 Scott Kessler and Robert Runnfeldt have joined the firm from Sanctuary Securities.

"We are very pleased to welcome Scott, Robert and their clients to B. Riley Wealth Management," said Craig Pirtle, Chief Strategy Officer, B. Riley Wealth Management. "Like other advisors who have recently joined the Chicago branch, these experienced advisors will enjoy the expansive offering of wealth management services and support and broad capital markets expertise available through the B. Riley Financial platform."

Kessler, a Senior Vice President, has 33 years of financial services industry experience. He spent the past seven years with Sanctuary Securities, previously known as David A. Noyes & Company. Earlier in his career, he worked as a financial advisor at UBS Financial Services and Merrill Lynch. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois Chicago.

Runnfeldt began his career as a financial advisor in 1989 with Lehman Brothers and subsequently spent 16 years with UBS Financial Services before joining Sanctuary Securities in 2009. He joins B. Riley Wealth Management as a Vice President. Runnfeldt holds a Bachelor of Business degree from Western Illinois University.

About B. Riley Wealth Management

B. Riley Wealth Management provides a full suite of investment management services and solutions to individuals and families, small and large businesses, non-profits, endowments and foundations, qualified retirement plans, and trusts. Our experienced financial advisors leverage the diverse resources and expertise of our affiliated network of companies to help clients create a sound financial strategy. B. Riley Wealth Management is a wholly owned subsidiary of B. Riley Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:RILY), a publicly traded, diversified financial services company. To learn more about our services and to get in touch with a financial advisor near you, visit www.brileywealth.com.