First Mercantile Names Regional Sales Director for Southeast

Scott Gardner joined First Mercantile's national sales team effective today as regional sales director for its Southeast region, the company announced.

Gardner is responsible for developing new business through bank brokers, consultants, employee benefit brokers, independent broker/dealers, life brokers, registered investment advisers, regional stock brokers, third-party administrators (TPAs), and wirehouses in Georgia and Alabama, according to an announcement.

Prior to First Mercantile, Gardner spent more than 13 years with ADP Retirement Services, most recently as national account district manager.

First Mercantile is a collective investment trust (CIT) recordkeeper.