Ringdahl and Harris Join Touchstone Investments as Vice Presidents

New Vice Presidents will manage product management and fund administration

for Touchstone

Jun 27, 2007, 01:00 ET from Touchstone Investments

    CINCINNATI, June 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Touchstone Investments
 announced today that Jeffrey K. Ringdahl has joined the company as vice
 president, product management, and Gregory A. Harris has joined as vice
 president, fund administration. Ringdahl spearheads the product development
 function for Touchstone's retail and institutional markets, while Harris is
 responsible for all strategic and tactical aspects of fund operations. Both
 report to William A. Dent, senior vice president, product management and
     Ringdahl, 32, has more than 10 years of diverse experience in the
 financial services industry. He joins Touchstone from Fidelity Investments
 where he was senior director, project resource and management office and
 business integration. Prior to that, Ringdahl was with Western & Southern
 Financial Group in 2002 serving as leadership development associate, and
 director, business development for W&S Agency Group. He also held various
 investment management positions at State Street Global Advisors.
     Harris, 38, has more than 17 years of experience in the financial
 services industry. He joins Touchstone from Fund Project Services, a mutual
 fund consulting firm located in Cincinnati, where he was the co-founder and
 managing director.
     "Both Jeff and Greg's brands of leadership and vast experience in the
 financial industry make them valued additions to Touchstone," said Jim
 Grifo, president of Touchstone Investments. "We are very excited to have
 them on board and look forward to long and successful associations."
     Ringdahl earned an undergraduate degree from Boston University and an
 MBA from the Mendoza College of Business at Notre Dame. He holds a Series 7
 license. Harris has a BS in Finance from Miami University and an MBA from
 Xavier University.
     About Touchstone Investments(R)
     With more than $8.3 billion in assets under management, Touchstone
 provides a variety of mutual fund solutions across the investment spectrum
 and delivers a selection of proven money managers who act in a sub-advisory
 capacity. Touchstone offers a disciplined approach with proven results
 focused on consistent performance. The Touchstone Funds are distributed
 nationally through broker-dealers, financial planners, registered
 investment advisors, consultants, and private banks, by Touchstone
 Securities, Inc. (1) and advised by Touchstone Advisors, Inc. (2)
 Touchstone, Touchstone Funds and Touchstone Investments are federal service
 mark registrations and applications owned by IFS Financial Services, Inc.
 Touchstone Securities, Inc., Touchstone Advisors, Inc., and IFS Financial
 Services are members of Western & Southern Financial Group(R), whose
 heritage dates back to 1888 and whose assets owned, managed and under care
 now exceed $47 billion. For more information, please visit
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 charges and expenses found in the prospectus. For a prospectus containing
 complete information about a Fund, contact your financial professional,
 call Touchstone at 1.800.638.8194 or visit our website at
 http://www.touchstoneinvestments.com. Please read the prospectus carefully
 before investing or sending money.
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     (2) A registered investment advisor

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