This week in new hires, Gail Cohen was elected to chair the New York Bankers Association for 2013, Porter Schutt and Bill Dugdale joined Brown Advisory, and Brian Major went to AlixPartners.
Also, Nick McParland was welcomed at New York Life Retirement, and Thomas Tooley of Lincoln Financial Distributors was named to The American College’s board of trustees.
Gail Cohen Elected Chairwoman of New York Bankers Association
Gail Cohen, vice chairwoman and general trust counsel of Fiduciary Trust Co. International, was elected by her peers to chair the New York Bankers Association (NYBA) for the 2013 one-year term. Her election elevates her to the top tier of influential bankers in the U.S.
At Fiduciary Trust, Cohen is responsible for the firm’s client relationships as well as its trust and estate services in New York and across its regional offices. She joined the firm in 1994 and has more than 30 years of experience in trusts and estates. She is a member of the board of directors, as well as a member of the management and executive committees.
Brown Advisory Welcomes New Partners Porter Schutt and Bill Dugdale
Brown Advisory announced on Friday the appointment of Porter Schutt and Bill Dugdale as partners in Wilmington. Schutt will oversee the Wilmington office and leverage his expertise in global equities to help develop innovative solutions for private clients and nonprofits. Dugdale will be primarily responsible for the office’s client service and advisory functions, while also sharing his investment expertise with the firm.
Schutt joins from Marvin & Palmer Associates, where he was a partner and portfolio manager for emerging markets and domestic large-cap growth equity portfolios. Prior to that, he spent four years in Hong Kong with Goldman Sachs Asia; earlier, he had spent four years in institutional sales for Peregrine Securities, also in Hong Kong.
Dugdale comes from Friess Associates, where he most recently served as client relationship manager and portfolio specialist. During his nearly 20-year tenure at the firm, he advised a diverse range of institutional, intermediary and high-net-worth clients and was extensively involved in the investment management process, including eight years managing portfolios. AlixPartners Welcomes Brian Major