Company: Aristotle Capital
| Jake Gilden|
Principal, Senior Global Research Analyst
Appointment: Jake Gilden
Jake Gilden, CFA, joined
Aristotle Capital as principal, senior global research analyst. Previously, Gilden worked at Wells Fargo's Metropolitan West Capital Management
as an associate portfolio manager and senior analyst.
Company: Ave Maria Mutual Funds
Appointment: Melissa Moschella
Dr. Melissa Moschella has joined
the Catholic Advisory Board at Ave Maria Mutual Funds. The board meets frequently to discuss the Funds’ religious standards and criteria with the investment advisor, Schwartz Investment Counsel, Inc.
Dr. Moschella is also an assistant professor of philosophy at The Catholic University of America.
Company: Voya Investment Management
Appointment: Douglas Coté
Douglas Coté, chief market strategist at Voya, will participate
in Quinnipiac University's seventh annual Global Asset Management Education's (G.A.M.E.) Forum on March 30, 2017. Coté will attend as a member of the Global Economy Keynote Panel.
Company: Putnam Investments
New Appointment: David Diamond
In efforts to revamp its global small cap equity team and product strategy, Putnam has hired
Diamond as co-PM of the Putnam Small Cap Value Fund
, effective March 31.
Company: TCW Group
New Appointment: Timothy Bitsberger
TCW as managing director and senior account manager in the firm’s client services group. Previously, Bitsberger was employed at BNP Paribas,
where he served as head of official institutions coverage for the Americas. In addition, Bitsberger served at the U.S. Department of Treasury as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Federal Finance and Assistant Secretary for Financial Markets from 2001 to 2005.
Company: Standard Life Investments
Appointment: Larry Carlson
Carlson was appointed as director of strategic relationships at Standard Life Investments. In this newly created position, Carlson will lead a team of investment relationship professionals who focus on the firm's strategic partnerships. Previously, Carlson was employed at State Street Global Advisors
as senior managing director.
Company: Parthenon Capital Partners, M2 Group Holdings
Partnership: John Moody
Parthenon and M2 have announced
a strategic partnership with Moody, co-founder and former president of Matrix Financial Solutions.
This partnership will "build the next generation Financial Technology platform for retirement plan, bank trust and wealth management providers through a combination of strategic acquisitions and organic growth." Our sister publication, 401kWire, interviewed
Moody and Parthenon's Eli Berlin
about the new partnership.
Appointment: David Mazza
OppenheimerFunds as head of beta solutions investment marketing and ETF specialists. Previously, Mazza was employed at State Street Global Advisors,
where he led product strategy, positioning and analysis as head of ETF and mutual fund research.
Appointment: Nathaniel Stankard
Stankard was appointed
as senior advisor to Robert Cook
, FINRA CEO. Previously, Stankard served as deputy chief of staff for policy at the SEC.
Company: Yorktown Mid Cap Fund
Appointment: Dale Harvey
Yorktown Funds has announced
that Harvey, founder and CIO of Poplar Forest Capital
, will serve as PM to the Yorktown Mid Cap Fund
; sub-advised by Poplar Forest.
Company: Dechert’s Financial Services Practice Group
Announcement: Robert Helm
Helm, a leader of Dechert’s Financial Services Practice Group, has been named to the inaugural list for the Legal 500
Hall of Fame on March 23, 2017. This inaugural list recognizes individuals for their outstanding performance. More information on the Hall of Fame can be found here.
Company: LMCG Investments
Appointment: Melanie Karlberg
Karlberg, CFP, joined
LMCG as managing director, national accounts where she will focus on "building and maintaining relationships with financial advisors in home offices." Previously, Karlberg was employed at Fidelity Investments.
Company: Ariel Investments
Appointment: Valerie Jarrett
Jarrett has been appointed to the Board of Directors at Ariel Investments. Previously, Jarrett was senior advisor to President Barack Obama.
Company: Arnerich Massena
Appointment: Ryan Cunningham
Cunningham, CAIA, was promoted
to a senior consultant position at the firm. He was employed with Arnerich Massena since 2014 as an investment consultant.
Company: Voya Investment Management
Appointment: Charlie Shaffer
Voya as managing director and head of institutional distribution. Previously, he was the global head of distribution at Credit Suisse Asset Management.
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