The Forbes M+A Group, a Colorado-based middle market transaction advisory firm, has hired James Morgan as a managing director. Morgan will support the firm in its Salt Lake City office. Morgan has more than 18 years of experience working with global investment banks. Most recently, he spent 11 years with HBSC Securities in New York, where he focused on selling businesses, raising capital and cross-border transactions. Formerly, Morgan practiced as an M&A advisor for Citigroup and Scotia Capital.