UPPER SADDLE RIVER, N.J., Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Seix Investment Advisors LLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Jill R. Bongiorno as Managing Director and Head of Global Consultant Relations.
In this capacity, Ms. Bongiorno will be responsible for nurturing and building Seix' institutional consultant relationships in the U.S., Canada and abroad by designing and implementing a marketing strategy for continued growth in the global institutional asset management arena.
"Jill is a very accomplished and well-regarded institutional sales and consultant relations professional. We are therefore extremely happy to have her join our team at this exciting time for Seix Investment Advisors," said Jim Keegan, Chief Investment Officer & Chief Executive Officer. "This important development, coupled with the recruitment earlier this year of industry veteran Patrick Mc Nelis as Head of Sales, Marketing & Client Service, is a strong signal to the marketplace of both the strength of our business and the significant growth opportunities we see in the U.S. and abroad."
"This vitally important addition to our marketing team adds a specialized, senior sales resource to complement the efforts of the sales team," said Patrick J. Mc Nelis, Managing Director. "Given Jill's strong relationships globally, she will also join me in non-US consultant relationship endeavors as we continue to expand our international footprint."
Ms. Bongiorno has more than 20 years of experience in the institutional investment management industry. She joins Seix after eight years with Mesirow Financial in Manhattan. In that role, she served as Managing Director of Consultant Relations. Prior to joining Mesirow, she held senior consultant relations and client service positions in New York with organizations such as Invesco, Bankers Trust/Alex Brown, Deutsche Asset Management and Capital Guardian Trust Company.
"As we have come to know Jill after a few months of recruitment discussions, it is clear that Jill is an accomplished, results-oriented team player who will fit well in our firm at this important moment in our growth trajectory. Her sterling references from members of the consultant community leave me very enthused at the positive impact Jill will have on Seix Investment Advisors," said Mr. Mc Nelis.
Ms. Bongiorno earned a BA in Marketing and Psychology from Columbia University and is certified at Teachers College Columbia University in Conflict Resolution.
About Seix Investment Advisors LLC
Seix Investment Advisors LLC is a $26.0 billion fixed income asset management firm whose product offerings span the broad investment grade, bank loan and high yield markets. The firm provides investment management services to a growing client base that includes endowments, foundations, corporations, healthcare organizations, municipalities, public funds, associations, insurance companies, labor unions and high net worth individuals. Seix is a registered investment adviser with the SEC and is an independently managed and autonomous subsidiary of RidgeWorth Capital Management, Inc.
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