Summary Of Wealth Management Executive Moves - November 2012
InvesTrust, a national trust bank that serves individuals and
institutions, appointed Mark Williams as chief investment officer.
Williams joined InvesTrust from Bank of Oklahoma, where he oversaw
accounts with around $2 billion in assets.
Baird strengthened its Portland, ME, wealth management office,
Baron Becker as a vice president and financial advisor along with
registered client relationship associate Kim Fickett.
Becker was previously a vice president and financial advisor
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney (now Morgan Stanley Wealth Management) since
1999. He started his career in 1991 as a principal trader at Murphy
& Durieu and then moved to Paine Webber as a principal trader and
New York-listed Manning & Napier brought in Robert Zak as
independent board director and appointed him to serve on the nominating
and corporate governance, compensation, and audit committees.
Since 1995, Zak has served as president and chief executive
Merchants Insurance Group, a privately-held insurance company. Prior to
entering the insurance industry in 1985, he had a career in public
Los Angeles-headquartered Aspiriant appointed its New
director of wealth management, Lisa Colletti, as a principal of the
Colletti has served as wealth management director in New York
joining the firm last year. She has 13 years of industry experience
including in tax and estate planning.
Wells Fargo Advisors, Wells Fargo’s broker-dealer arm,
David Kowach as president of its Private Client Group, the brokerage’s
largest channel. Kowach replaced Jim Hays, who is now the head of Wealth
Kowach will report to Danny Ludeman, president and chief
Wells Fargo Advisors. Kowach previously led the firm’s business
BNY Mellon Wealth Management promoted Garrett Alton to a
newly-created position overseeing the firm's sales teams in Pennsylvania
and Washington and leading each region's business development efforts.
Alton will relocate from Atlanta, GA, to Philadelphia, PA,
to Mid-Atlantic regional president David Kutch and Central US regional
president Andy Paterson.
Canada's RBC Wealth Management appointed Ayesha Yasin as an
in Washington, DC. Yasin joined from Morgan Stanley Wealth Management,
with $116 million in assets under management and $972,000 in
Goldman Sachs completed its latest round of partner appointments, adding 70 individuals to its exclusive roster.
The following individuals will become partners of the firm as of January 1, 2013:
Michael Smith (Singapore)
Anne Marie Darling
John Kim (Seoul)
Marie Louise Kirk