Mark Pearlman Joins The MDE Group to Launch Risk 3.0™ Investment Solutions Platform and Asset Management Unit

Mr. Pearlman to help develop and market Risk 3.0™ to the professional investment industry and high-net-worth clients

Dec 22, 2010, 08:00 ET from The MDE Group

NEW YORK and MORRISTOWN, N.J., Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The MDE Group, a leading wealth management firm, today announced that Mark Pearlman has joined the firm as Executive Vice President of Business Strategy to manage the launch of The MDE Group's Risk 3.0™ Investment Solutions and the new Risk 3.0™ Asset Management unit. In his new role, Mr. Pearlman will coordinate overall business strategy for Risk 3.0™, including marketing and media, community involvement, alliances, and new initiatives. In addition, he will implement a revised branding and communications strategy for The MDE Group's wealth management business.

Risk 3.0™ Investment Solutions is a platform of investment solutions designed to provide independent advisors, asset management companies and other institutions with turnkey investment solutions for their clients.  The platform is based on The MDE Group's Risk 3.0™ portfolio management solution, a risk-centric approach to investing that moves beyond past methods of wealth management and addresses the current challenging investment environment. Risk 3.0™ Investment Solutions is offered through The MDE Group's Risk 3.0™ new Asset Management unit.

"Mark's extensive business development, finance, marketing and media expertise combined with his strength in systematic and practical execution will be a tremendous asset as we look to develop and market Risk 3.0™ Investment Solutions to the professional investment community," said Mitchell Eichen, Founder and CEO of The MDE Group. "He is constantly drawing on his experience launching businesses to develop thoughtful and targeted strategies."

"MDE's impressive track record and focus on innovation is a good fit with my background and interests," said Mr. Pearlman. "I am excited to help leverage these investment solutions for a broader market."

Prior to joining The MDE Group, Mr. Pearlman served as an Executive Vice President at Fox Television where he was part of the original executive team that launched the Fox News Channel. Before this, he held numerous management positions at CBS including Vice President of Business Development. He also helped build a Metromedia Company owned by John Kluge, where he held the position of Vice President of Market Strategy.

Pearlman is a graduate of Brandeis University and holds an MBA from the Sloan School of Business at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Risk 3.0™ Asset Management, a unit of The MDE Group, offers Risk 3.0™ Investment Solutions to independent advisors, asset management platforms, and other institutional partners. Risk 3.0™ Investment Solutions are transparent, liquid strategies that provide a consistent pattern of returns designed for the new market realities of slow growth, continued volatility and periodic crisis. The first Risk 3.0™ Investment Solutions – Planned Return Strategy® and Third Rail Strategy™ – are focused on the large-cap, domestic equity markets, with similar managed return strategies for other asset classes scheduled to launch in 2011.

About The MDE Group

The MDE Group is a pioneering wealth management firm focused on providing innovative and practical financial services to high-net-worth families, corporate executives, endowments, foundations, and other advisors. Since 1987, we have strived to define Wealth Leadership® through our client-centric approach, strong history, and experienced team.  The MDE Group has ranked in the top 25 of Barron's "Top 100 Independent Financial Advisors" since 2007. For more about The MDE Group, visit www.mdegroup.com or www.risk3investing.com.

SOURCE The MDE Group



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