Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Inc. has named Robert Frew as a vice president/investments in the firm’s Grass Valley office. Frew has 15 years of investment industry experience and holds a bachelor’s degree in business from the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University. Active in the community, he is a member of the Auburn Rotary Club, the Auburn Chamber of Commerce and Placer County Search and Rescue. He also serves on the board of the Auburn Community Cancer Endowment Fund, the Salvation Army Advisory Council and the Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital Foundation Investment Committee. Frew and his wife of 23 years, Penni, have six children. “I am confident that Stifel Nicolaus’ personal service and value-added products can help provide investors with the tools they need to attain their long-term objectives,” Frew said. “By helping them develop systematic and disciplined approaches to investing, we can help make their financial dreams a reality in these challenging times.” Stifel’s Grass Valley office is at 420 Sierra College Drive; phone (530) 273-9877.