Margaret Towle, a Ph.D. with a $ billion clientele, is joining HighTower, the Chicago-based RIA firm led by Elliot Weissbluth (left), as a partner and managing director from Greycourt.
Towle, who joined the firm on Tuesday, will be based in Seattle and Minneapolis and will serve on HighTower’s Group Investment Services (GIS) Steering Committee.
“Dr. Towle is an exceptional addition to the HighTower partnership, delivering 28 years of experience in the financial industry across numerous senior positions,” said HighTower Partner and Managing Director Matthias Kuhlmey, head of HighTower’s GIS division. “In addition, she brings with her a client base that includes more than $1 billion of wealthy family and institutional assets under management.”
The GIS committee oversees the firm’s broad investment capabilities, including traditional and alternative investment offerings, investment consulting and research.