FundQuest, a global provider of investment research and wealth management solutions, has announced key new hires that the firm says will help it drive growth in the New Year.
“As FundQuest assumes new initiatives and drives business growth in 2011, it is essential to secure and maintain industry experts to support these opportunities,” said Lincoln Ross, CEO of FundQuest, in a statement.
Financial sales and services veterans, Robert Vines and Andrew Simonetti, join FundQuest as AVPs of Regional Sales. Vines joins FundQuest from Bank of America Merrill Lynch where he positioned fee-based solutions to financial advisors, FundQuest says. He will assume leadership of FundQuest’s Northeast, Midwest and Southwest territories. Simonetti’s 15 years of experience will help drive business growth in the Mid-Atlantic, Southeast and West territories. Simonetti previously held senior sales positions with Putnam Investments, MassMutual and MFS Investment Management.