The Colonnade Group - Morgan Stanley Team - Birmingham, AL
Morgan Stanley
The Colonnade Group
at Morgan Stanley
3500 Colonnade Parkway
Suite 200
Birmingham, AL 35243
tel: (205) 969-7020
toll-free: (800) 223-3758 
fax: (205) 518-7137
William M. Hiden
William M. Hiden
Senior Vice President
Financial Advisor
Senior Investment Management Consultant
tel: (205) 969-7015
toll-free: (800) 223-3758
fax: (205) 969-7001
Professional Details
  • Billy Hiden has been with the firm or its predecessors since 1979. He has significant experience with the complex needs of high net worth clients. Billy received his BS in Economics from Washington and Lee University in 1975 and completed his MBA at the University of Alabama in 1977. Subsequent to joining Morgan Stanley, Billy earned his Certified Financial Planner (CFP) in 1986 and completed the Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) program at the Wharton School of Business in 2001. Billy has been designated a Morgan Stanley Family Wealth Director. This title is awarded to a select few senior Financial Advisors in the Firm. It requires a demonstration of experience in presenting “total plan” wealth management strategies to high net worth individuals and families. Billy is a member of the Estate Planning Council of Birmingham, the Investment Management Consultants Association. Billy and his wife Pat have two children. Billy has served as past president and board member of The Birmingham Golf Association and is active in his church.
William M. Hiden holds the following registrations:
Securities Agent: AL, AZ, CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, LA, MA, MD, MO, MS, MT, NC, NE, NM, NV, NY, SC, TN, TX, VA, VI, WA; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative; Transactional Futures/Commodities; Managed Futures;

William A. Bridell
William A. Bridell
First Vice President
Financial Advisor
Financial Planning Specialist
Senior Investment Management Consultant
tel: (205) 969-7005
toll-free: (800) 223-3758
fax: (205) 969-7001
Professional Details
  • Billy has been with Morgan Stanley since 1994. Billy received his BS in Finance from Auburn University in 1981. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Billy held various positions of increased responsibility with American Tara Corporation, a manufacturer of paper products in Atlanta, Georgia. Billy was appointed President of Papertronics Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of American Tara Corporation in 1989. This experience has given Billy unique insight into many issues small business owners are facing today. From 1981 to 1984, Billy worked in the Investment Division of Compass Bank of Birmingham, Alabama advising institutional clients on their fixed income portfolios. Billy is currently serving a second term on The Consulting Group Advisory Board at Morgan Stanley. Billy and wife, Lisa, have six children and enjoy following their interests.
William A. Bridell holds the following registrations:
Securities Agent: AL, AZ, CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, LA, MA, MD, MO, MS, MT, NC, NM, NV, NY, SC, TN, TX, VA, VI, WA; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative;

Andrew C. Scott, Jr.
Andrew C. Scott, Jr.
First Vice President
Financial Advisor
Financial Planning Specialist
Portfolio Manager
tel: (205) 969-7031
toll-free: (800) 223-3758
fax: (205) 969-7001
Professional Details
  • After graduating from the University of Virginia with an undergraduate degree in Psychology, Drew joined a closely held family business and was with the company for 10 years eventually becoming Vice President of Sales. He joined Robinson–Humphrey Co., a predecessor firm to Morgan Stanley in 1984 and has been with the firm since that time, earning inclusion in the Century Council and President’s Council. His postgraduate degree, an MBA from the University of Alabama–Birmingham was earned in 2001. His client experience involves helping clients achieve a variety of goals, whether it is financial advice for retirement, education, portfolio management or income needs. Drew is married, with 3 grown children, and is an active member in his church and community.
Andrew C. Scott, Jr. holds the following registrations:
Securities Agent: AL, AZ, CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, LA, MA, MD, MO, MS, MT, NC, NJ, NM, NV, NY, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, VI, WA; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative; Transactional Futures/Commodities; Managed Futures;

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