BRATTLEBORO — A local financial advisory firm has added a new member to the team.

Anthony Hemmelgarn joins Park Place Financial Advisors as a certified financial planner and senior advisor with more than 15 years of experience in the industry, according to a news release issued from the business.

Before being hired at the Brattleboro firm, which is a division of Brattleboro Savings & Loan, he worked as a financial planner at Pathway Financial Advisors in Burlington, Vt.

“Tony brings considerable experience to our firm” Joe Little, President of Park Place Financial Advisors, said in the release. “With Tony’s background and expertise within the financial planning industry, we couldn’t be happier that he decided to join our firm.”