WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ballentine Partners, the independent wealth management firm headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, welcomed Anja Saloranta as the firm's first Chief Operating Officer.
In her role as COO, Ms. Saloranta works with the President and CEO, Drew McMorrow, in the management of the firm and leading strategic initiatives.
"We are excited to welcome Anja, adding to the incredible depth of talent across our team," said Drew McMorrow, President and CEO of Ballentine Partners. "Anja has spent nearly 15 years of her career in investment management, and her experience and insights will help bring even greater focus and attention to strategic initiatives aimed at preserving our dedication to the client experience and positioning the firm for sustained success. Her strong desire to put clients' needs and objectives above all else makes her a natural fit at Ballentine."
"I am thrilled to join a team of talented and kind people with a shared dedication to excellence and continuous improvement," said Saloranta. "The firm has a long history of loyal dedication to the families it serves and this makes it a special place."
Anja Saloranta joined Ballentine Partners in early November as the Chief Operating Officer. Most recently, Ms. Saloranta was with Redstar Ventures where she was responsible for generating new business ideas and launching companies. Previously, Anja was a Portfolio Manager and the Head of Impact Investing at SCS Financial where she advised families on all aspects of their financial lives and led the firm's impact investing practice. Anja started her career in venture capital and private equity, holding investment professional positions at North Atlantic Capital, Capital Resource Partners and MissionPoint Capital Partners. Anja received her MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and French from the University of Maine.
About Ballentine Partners
Ballentine Partners is an independent wealth management firm providing comprehensive investment and family office services to wealthy families and entrepreneurs. The firm was one of the first to deliver independent, objective, and comprehensive financial advice for wealthy families more than 30 years ago, and continues to be a thought leader in the field. Ballentine's clients require comprehensive, integrated, and objective advice. The firm advises on more than $6.2b in assets under management (as of 9/30/2016). Ballentine scales its services to meet the breadth of clients' needs, whether it's investment management and planning for an entrepreneur or a full suite of family office services for a multigenerational family, including family meetings and education, philanthropic advising, and family office administration.
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