Tim Ponstingle Joins Touchstone Investments
New national accounts director will act as contact for focused
CINCINNATI, March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Touchstone Investments has announced that Timothy D. Ponstingle has joined the company as a national accounts director. Ponstingle will be responsible for managing relationships with Broker-Dealer home office personnel including those in research, marketing, business development and sales management. Ponstingle, age 38, has more than 15 years of experience in the financial services industry. He joins Touchstone from Allegiant Funds where he worked as a regional vice president and sales director. Fluent in German, he negotiated sales commissions and new business development for G.T. Global Fondsservice, GmbH, in Germany and Austria prior to Allegiant. "Tim's broad range of experience and proven track record make him an excellent addition to the Touchstone team," said Jim Grifo, president of Touchstone. "We look forward to his continued success as he enhances Touchstone's relationships at the key account level." "Touchstone has a powerful fund line-up," added Ponstingle. "I am excited to tell the Touchstone story and use our sub-advised model as a differentiator in the marketplace." Ponstingle received an MBA in international management and finance from Case Western Reserve University, Weatherhead School of Management, and a BA in political science from New York University. Tim holds Series 6, 7, and 66 licenses. 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 www.touchstoneinvestments.com. An investor should carefully consider the investment objectives, risks, 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 www.touchstoneinvestments.com. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing or sending money. (1) A registered broker-dealer and member NASD/SIPC (2) A registered investment advisor
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