Former Huntington Fund
chief operating and chief compliance officer David Carson
has joined Ultimus Fund Solutions
as the servicer's vice president and director of client strategies.
Carson previously served as the chief operations officer and chief compliance officer of the Huntington Funds
fund family as well as the active ETF family Huntington Strategy Shares
, sponsored by The Huntington Bank
, for whom he worked for 12 years.
He has also served as chief compliance officer for Meeder Financial
and the Flex-funds
, and also worked at Firstar Bank (formerly Star Bank)
which is now U.S. Bancorp
He is co-founder and president of Advancing Fund Governance
, a forum for fund trustees and senior officers.
Here is the press release:
Company Press Release
Ultimus Fund Solutions Announces David Carson as Director of Client Strategies
CINCINNATI—April 8, 2013 -- Ultimus Fund Solutions, LLC, one of the largest independent providers of high quality mutual fund services, today announced the addition of David Carson to its senior management team as Vice President, Director of Client Strategies.
Carson is a veteran of the mutual fund industry and for the past 12 years has held various positions of increasing responsibility at Huntington Bank. With more than thirty years of financial industry experience, he also brings a solid track record of providing exceptional service as an asset management professional dealing with diverse stakeholders. At Ultimus, his primary responsibility will be to manage the series trust product line and extend the benefits of Ultimus’ professional quality services to investment managers looking to start a fund.
“Investment managers with great strategies for new and specifically focused mutual funds often find they are underserved by the largest service providers,” Carson said. “I am delighted to join Ultimus because of their established reputation for professional expertise and providing the highest quality services in the market. Ultimus is uniquely positioned as the attractive alternative for investment managers to fill the service gap, while maintaining its loyal relationships and customized, service-oriented approach with existing clients.”
Carson previously served as the Chief Operations Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of the Huntington Funds, a mutual fund family, and Huntington Strategy Shares, an actively managed ETF family, sponsored by The Huntington Bank. He has also served as Chief Compliance Officer for Meeder Financial and the Flex-funds, and prior to his positions at Huntington, he worked at Firstar Bank (formerly Star Bank) which is now U.S. Bancorp. He is co-founder and president of Advancing Fund Governance, a forum for fund trustees and senior officers.
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