Sentinel Investments' [see profile] Capital Growth, Growth Leaders and Sustainable Growth funds all have a new co-PM. On Friday the Montpelier, Vermont-based mutual fund firm added Kelli Hill as vice president and co-PM for all three funds, alongside lead PM and senior vice president Elizabeth Bramwell.
Hill previously served as lead PM for San Francisco-based Ashfield Capital Partners' All-Cap portfolio. She also worked at Putnam and Wells Fargo.
According to Sentinel, the firm worked with more than $25.5 billion as of December 31.
Company Press Release
Montpelier, VT – April 1, 2011 – Sentinel Investments announced today that Kelli K. Hill has been added as co-manager to the Sentinel Capital Growth, Sentinel Growth Leaders, and Sentinel Sustainable Growth Opportunities Funds effective April 1, 2011. She will be joining Elizabeth R. Bramwell, CFA, senior vice president and lead portfolio manager, who has led the Funds’ investment team since March 2006 and has managed the predecessor funds of Capital Growth and Growth Leaders since their inception in 1994 and 1999, respectively.
“Kelli Hill brings more than two decades of experience to an important part of our business,” said Christian Thwaites, president and chief executive officer of Sentinel Investments. “Under the leadership of Elizabeth Bramwell, Sentinel’s large cap growth funds have offered investors solid long-term results, and the addition of Kelli Hill will further strengthen our investment team.”
“Kelli brings the right set of skills at the right time to the portfolios,” said lead portfolio manager Elizabeth Bramwell. “Her broad investment experience and perspective will be a tremendous asset to the Sentinel team.” In joining Sentinel, Kelli Hill added, “I look forward to working with such a well-regarded growth portfolio manager and am excited about the opportunities ahead for our team.”
Ms. Hill joins Sentinel from Ashfield Capital Partners in San Francisco where she served as lead portfolio manager for the All-Cap portfolio, and was a member of the investment team for the firm’s Large Cap Growth portfolio. Prior to this role, Ms. Hill was an institutional portfolio manager and member of the International Core and Large Cap Core Growth portfolio teams at Putnam Investments in Boston. Earlier, she held portfolio management positions at Wells Capital Management and Wells Fargo Bank, both in San Francisco.
Kelli K. Hill graduated from University of Southern California, Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations.
About Sentinel Investments
For over 75 years, Sentinel has offered the sound prudently managed strategies that can be the foundation of any portfolio. Sentinel offered mutual funds, retirement plan solutions and institutional investment management. Their managers are united by the common belief that well-defined, repeatable investment processes grounded in fundamental research have the potential to deliver solid, consistent results over time. Each discipline has its own dedicated research team, adding an additional level of market insight and objective perspective. Headquartered in Montpelier VT, Sentinel Investments’ assets under management totaled more than $25.5 billion as of 12/31/10. Learn more at www.sentinelinvestments.com.
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