Dean Bell has joined independent broker/dealer Leonard & Company as a senior vice president of investments. Before joining Leonard, Bell served as a branch manager for Morgan Stanley.
Morgan Stanley's newly created Retail Banking Group will be headed up by Cece S. Sutton as president and Jonathan W. Witter as COO.
Ken Ehinger has been named president and CEO of Portland, Ore.-based M Securities. Ehinger will oversee all aspects of M Financial's b/d.
LPL Financial hired Bruce Harrington as senior vice president of Retirement Solutions. Prior to joining LPL, Harrington served as managing director for Cogent Research.
The Securities and Exchange Commission promoted Michael Dicke to associate regional director of enforcement in its San Francisco regional office.