BALTIMORE, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Brown Advisory, a leading independent investment management firm with approximately $29 billion in client assets, today announced the appointment of Dune Thorne as Partner in the firm's Boston office. Ms. Thorne will strengthen leadership for the Boston region while serving as a senior investment and strategic advisor to families, family offices and foundations.
Thorne joins Brown Advisory from Silver Bridge Advisors where she was a Managing Director and Principal and served on the Management Committee and as Dean of Faculty of the Silver Bridge Institute, which provides educational programs to enable individuals and families to become more engaged in their financial lives. Prior to Silver Bridge, Thorne was the Director of Investments for Circle Financial Group, an investment and wealth management think tank for ultra-high-net-worth women. In 2011, AdvisorOne recognized Thorne as one of the Top 50 Women in Wealth.
"With Dune joining our firm, we continue to develop a team of advisors from different disciplines and backgrounds who endeavor to provide thoughtful and strategic advice about our clients' investment and financial matters," said Michael D. Hankin, President and CEO. "Dune's expertise in educating and empowering multi-generational families on wealth management issues, and especially her advanced research on the financial psychology of women and families, will have an important impact on the families, family offices and institutions we serve."
Ms. Thorne earned an MBA from Harvard Business School where she completed independent studies on women and investing, as well as angel investing, and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College. She is a Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS®) professional and a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA).
About Brown Advisory
Brown Advisory (www.brownadvisory.com) is an independent investment management firm, with approximately $29 billion in client assets, with principal offices in Baltimore and Washington, D.C., as well as in Boston, Wilmington, Del., Chapel Hill, N.C., and London. The Firm's institutional and private clients are based in 49 states and 18 countries and are serviced by over 280 employees worldwide, all of whom are equity owners of the firm.
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