James Guthrie has been named president and chairman of the Executive Board at David A. Noyes & Co., a Midwestern brokerage and investment advisory firm. He succeeds John Bouckaert, who is retiring after more than 30 years with the firm. Guthrie is a former executive director for UBS Financial Services, where he led the largest financial adviser coaching team in the U.S. and was regional sales manager, the No. 2 officer overseeing a five-state, 1,000-plus region. Before that, he was a wealth management adviser and resident director for Merrill Lynch in Oak Brook and Schaumburg. Guthrie has a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley, a J.D. from the DePaul University College of Law and an M.B.A. from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management.
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