Robert Black Joins Touchstone Investments

New External Wholesaler will focus on Sales Efforts in the Mid-Atlantic


Mar 13, 2007, 01:00 ET from Touchstone Investments

    CINCINNATI, March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Touchstone Investments, a member
 of Western & Southern Financial Group(R), announced today that Robert W.
 Black has joined the company as an external wholesaler. In this capacity,
 he is responsible for wholesaling efforts serving financial professionals
 in the Mid-Atlantic region, including Washington, D.C., Delaware, Maryland
 and Virginia.
     Black, age 36, has more than 13 years of experience in business
 development, marketing and accounting. He joins Touchstone from Enterprise
 Fund Distributors where he served as regional vice president for the mid-
 Atlantic region. Previously, Black worked at R. Meeder & Associates as an
 investment representative and with BISYS Fund Services as a mutual fund
 accountant. He graduated from The Ohio State University with a bachelor of
 science in business administration and holds Series 6, 63 and life
 insurance licenses.
     "Rob's deep experience and strong relationships make him an excellent
 addition to the Touchstone team. We are excited to have him on board and
 look forward to his continued success," said Jim Grifo, president of
 Touchstone Investments.
     "Touchstone is a great fit with my skills and knowledge. I am excited
 to take the next step in my career with them as I introduce Touchstone's
 distinctive approach to financial advisors in my territory," said Black.
     About Touchstone Investments(R)
     With more than $8.0 billion in assets under management, Touchstone
 provides a variety of mutual fund solutions across the investment spectrum.
 The company is adept at identifying investment professional needs,
 designing innovative products and delivering 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, private
 banks, 401(k) alliances and institutions 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, under management and under our 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
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