An LPL Financial-aligned bank wealth management program has appointed a new director, according to news reports.

Peoples Bank has named Patrick Briggs director of wealth management for Peoples Investments, The Bellingham Business Journal writes. He’s tasked with overseeing financial and investment services at Peoples Bank’s 23 branches in Washington state, according to the publication.

Prior to joining Peoples Bank, Briggs held various senior management positions and oversaw wealth management teams, The Bellingham Business Journal writes.

Peoples Investment offers wealth management services through LPL Financial advisors, according to Peoples Bank’s website.

Briggs joined the financial services industry in 1999, came to Wells Fargo in 2007, and left it for LPL in November 2019, according to his BrokerCheck profile.