Woodbury Financial Services, Oakdale, Minn., has named Patrick McEvoy as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. In this role, McEvoy is responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership of the broker-dealer, which has over 1,700 registered representatives and 200 home office employees.
McEvoy will report to Brian Murphy, Woodbury’s current chairman and chief executive officer, who also serves as executive vice president of The Hartford’s Individual Life Division. Murphy will remain Woodbury’s chairman of the board.
“We are thrilled that Pat has chosen Woodbury,” said Murphy. “His past experience as a registered rep makes him uniquely suited to this role. His vast knowledge of the financial services industry and understanding of the independent rep business make him an invaluable resource and his leadership will help ensure Woodbury’s continued success as a leading broker-dealer.”