CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brown Advisory, an independent investment management firm with approximately $46 billion in client assets, today announced the appointment of Edward X. "Trey" Tune as Portfolio Manager and Partner in North Carolina. Mr. Tune will advise private clients, nonprofits and other institutions and will work with the firm's team to expand Brown Advisory's business in the Carolinas and throughout the U.S.
Mr. Tune joins Brown Advisory after a 14-year tenure at Brown Brothers Harriman (BBH), where he was a Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer for the firm's wealth-management business. Prior to that role, he headed BBH's Chicago wealth-management office in addition to advising private clients and families. Before joining BBH, he served private clients at Stein Roe & Farnham in Chicago.
"As our firm grows, we look for client-focused professionals who can help improve the solutions that we are able to provide," said Michael D. Hankin, President and CEO. "Trey has tremendous investment and advisory experience that will directly benefit our clients in the Carolinas and across the globe."
"Private and institutional clients have responded well to our ability to provide compelling performance, strategic advice and personalized service," said Brien White, managing partner in the firm's Chapel Hill office. "We opened our office here in North Carolina just over two years ago, today we manage more than $1.1 billion in client assets in the Carolinas, and I look forward to partnering with Trey to further build on this success."
Mr. Tune earned a B.A. in economics from Washington & Lee University and an MBA from University of Chicago. He has served as director or advisor for a number of organizations, including Brown Brothers Harriman Trust Company, NA, Illinois Facilities Fund (IFF), Winnetka Community House and Chicago Community Trust.
About Brown Advisory
Brown Advisory (www.brownadvisory.com) is an independent investment management firm, with approximately $46 billion in client assets, with principal offices in Baltimore and Washington, D.C., as well as in Boston, New York, Wilmington, Del., Chapel Hill, N.C., and London. The Firm's institutional and private clients are based in 50 states and 22 countries and are serviced by over 350 employees worldwide, all of whom are equity owners of the firm.
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