This week in new hires, Neuberger Berman appointed Eli Salzmann and Michael Greene as fund managers; Lacey Dingman became director of the Security and Exchange Commission’s Office of Human Resources; and JHS Capital Advisors welcomed Young, Stovall & Co. to its advisor network.
Also, New York Life honored Robert H. Petrocelli Jr. and Allianz Life Insurance welcomed Sara Thurin Rollin.
Neuberger Berman Appoints Eli Salzmann Manager of Partners Fund; Michael Greene to Manage Regency Fund
Neuberger Berman Group recently announced the appointment of Eli M. Salzmann as manager for the Neuberger Berman Partners Fund (tickers: NPNAX, NPNCX, NBPIX, NPRTX, NBPTX, NBPBX, NPNRX) and the Neuberger Berman AMT Partners Portfolio, effective immediately. Salzmann, who joined the firm in January as a managing director and portfolio manager specializing in U.S. large-cap value equity strategies, will continue to manage the Neuberger Berman Large-Cap Value Fund (tickers: NVAAX, NVACX, NLRLX) and fundamental large-cap value strategy for institutional clients.
Additionally, Michael C. Greene has been appointed manager of the Neuberger Berman Regency Fund (tickers: NBRAX, NBRCX, NBRTX, NBRVX, NBREX, NBRRX), the Neuberger Berman AMT Regency Portfolio, and associated subadvised accounts, effective immediately. Greene is managing director and portfolio manager within The Greene Group, one of over 40 distinct investment teams within Neuberger Berman. S. Basu Mullick, managing director and formerly manager of the Partners and Regency funds, and his team, are pursuing other opportunities.
SEC Names Lacey Dingman as Director of Office of Human Resources
The SEC announced Dec. 8 that Lacey Dingman has been named director of the agency’s Office of Human Resources, which oversees and advises on the strategic management of the SEC’s human resources. OHR develops, implements, and evaluates the SEC’s programs and policies for staffing, recruitment, retention and separations. In addition, OHR is the SEC’s liaison to the Office of Personnel Management, professional organizations, other federal agencies, educational institutions, and the private sector, on matters involving human capital management activities.
Dingman has been deputy managing executive in the SEC’s Division of Enforcement, with responsibility for fulfilling the program’s staffing needs and providing advice and assistance on human capital planning and development. Before joining the SEC in April 2010, Dingman was at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, where she started as a forensic investigator and later became a special advisor to the chairman.
Young, Stovall & Co. Joins JHS Capital Advisors in Miami
JHS Capital Advisors, based in Tampa, Fla., announced Tuesday that it has added Young, Stovall & Co. of Miami to its advisor team. The firm was founded by Roark (Rocky) Young and Helen (Stovall) Bueno in 1979.
Young, president of Young Stovall & Co., and Bueno, executive vice president, each bring over 34 years of experience. The firm has evolved into a wealth management boutique with more than $300 million in client assets. The team includes W2 advisors Young, Bueno, Norman Schwartz, Ron Greene, Lee Bryan, Ginger Thomas, Ronnie Heller, Albert Edelman, Dustin Young and 1099 advisor Joe Lombardo. The group is supported by staff members Maria Flynn, Nina Nikolic, Carol Nobles, Stacy Stewart and Rebecca Williams.
New York Life Names Robert H. Petrocelli Jr. Council Vice President
New York Life Insurance Co. announced Dec. 8 that it has named Robert H. Petrocelli Jr., as council vice president, an honor bestowed annually on the New York Life agent with the second-highest performance achievements in the company. As council vice president, Petrocelli is a leader of the company’s national field force of 11,900 licensed agents.
Based in New York City, Petrocelli has represented New York Life for 32 years and is a member of the Million Dollar Round Table. He focuses on the financial needs of pre-retired and retired people, small businesses and middle-income and high-net-worth families.
Allianz Life Hires Sara Thurin Rollin as Director of External Communications
Allianz Life Insurance Co. of North America announced Monday that it has named Sara Thurin Rollin as the director of external communications. She comes to Allianz with more than 20 years of experience working in and with media.
Rollin joined the firm from Twin Cities Communications, a communications consultancy. Prior to that, she was with Lifetouch, Inc. as corporate director of public relations and events. She also served as director of media relations and policy for Cargill, Inc. Before her career in corporate communications, Rollin spent more than 10 years as a daily business news reporter with the Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. in Washington, D.C.
Read the Dec. 8 New Hire Roundup at AdvisorOne.com.