ATLANTA, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RidgeWorth Investments announced today that six experienced salespeople have joined the Retail Channel sales team led by Bob Kuberski. The Retail team will primarily focus on wealth advisors within wirehouses and independent broker/dealers, as well as registered investment advisors (RIAs).
"Because of our significant growth over the past three years, we were able to build a sales team that is completely focused on the needs of the wealth advisor," said Jim Stueve, President of RidgeWorth Investments. "The quality of the team we built is a testament to the value proposition that RidgeWorth offers these advisors."
The Retail Channel Sales Team includes:
Bob Kuberski – National Sales Manager
13 years industry experience, most recently with Invesco
Gabriel Dutra Jr. – Regional Vice President: Northeast
13 years industry experience, most recently with Allianz
Domenic Diele – Regional Vice President: New York/New Jersey Metro
18 years industry experience, most recently with John Hancock Funds
Wade Monroe – Regional Associate: Mid-Atlantic
7 years industry experience, most recently a RidgeWorth Retirement and Investment Specialist
Blake Jones – Regional Vice President: Southeast
6 years industry experience, most recently with Pioneer
John Baka – Regional Vice President: Great Lakes
14 years industry experience, most recently with RiverSource
Scott Martin – Regional Vice President: Northwest
5 years industry experience, most recently with Pioneer
"We were fortunate to have a tremendous level of interest from people who wanted to join our team," said Bob Kuberski, National Sales Manager for the Retail Channel. "Because of that interest, we were able to hand-pick those individuals we thought will best deliver the value that RidgeWorth brings to the wealth advisors that we will serve.
About RidgeWorth Investments
RidgeWorth Investments serves as a holding company that owns interests in eight investment boutiques with approximately $48.2 billion of assets under management as of March 31, 2011. RidgeWorth's investment boutiques manage a wide variety of investment disciplines across the fixed income and equity management asset classes. Our boutiques provide 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. In addition, RidgeWorth serves as the investment adviser to the RidgeWorth Funds mutual fund family. RidgeWorth Investments is a trade name for RidgeWorth Capital Management, Inc., an investment adviser registered with the SEC headquartered in Atlanta. For more information about RidgeWorth, visit www.ridgeworth.com.
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