Mitch Martin, along with the Steamboat Financial Group, announces that Bruce J. Rutsch has joined the Steamboat team as an associate financial adviser with LPL Financial.

Rutsch is a graduate of Webster University with a master’s degree in business administration.

He is a lifelong Franklin County resident with close ties to the community, Martin said.

While working to obtain his MBA from Webster University, he also worked for Purcell Tire Company in customer service and sales.

Martin said Rutsch has a tremendous work ethic and successfully completed all of the training requirements and licensing necessary to become a financial adviser with LPL Financial.

“I am extremely proud of Bruce,” said Martin. “He is one of those rare people who has the commitment and work ethic to work full time while attending school. Bruce will be working closely with the other advisers in our office and will be in contact with our clients to assist in providing topnotch service.

“As our business has grown, it has become necessary to add additional qualified staff to assist with our client needs and I am extremely happy to have Bruce join our team.”