Kelmoore Investment Company
has added two regional vice presidents as a part of its efforts to market it funds. The two executives are Louis F. Bruzzini
, who joined the company from ING Companies and Linda T. Watjen
, who came from MainStay Investments.
In their positions, both Bruzzini and Watjen will have chief responsibility as wholesalers in developing and implementing marketing and sales strategies for Kelmoore products to broker-dealers, according to the company. Bruzzini will cover the upper Mid-West United States while Watjen will cover the Mid-Atlantic states.
Bruzzini was also a regional vice president at ING and was responsible for establishing more than 450 relationships with financial planners and brokers in Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Prior to ING, he was vice president of marketing for Sun America Companies in Chicago, where he developed and established an internal marketing team.
Watjen was director of sales and regional vice president at Mainstay and had previously worked at Fidelity Investments in Philadelphia as a financial representative.
"I am delighted to have both Louis and Linda on board at the company. They have the experience and motivation that Kelmoore is looking for in helping market our products and services," says CEO Ralph Kelmon. "Their background in financial services marketing and sales will be extremely beneficial to helping bring Kelmoore to a new level in the mutual fund business."
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