This week in personnel announcements and new hires, Robert Moore was elected to the board at FSI, DoubleLine has welcomed four new members to the firm and Clearbrook Global Advisors named Thomas Deegan managing director.
Also, U.S. Bancorp added four financial advisors, AssetMark brought in Natalie Wolfsen and Gina Talamona was named communications director at the SEC.
FSI Elects Moore to Board
Robert Moore, president of LPL Financial, was elected to the board of the Financial Services Institute. He replaces Derek Bruton, who resigned from the board earlier this year.
Moore joined LPL as CFO in 2008, and became president of the firm in 2012. Prior to joining LPL, he served many years in executive and financial management positions at ABN AMRO North America and LaSalle Bank Corp., and Diageo PLC, Europe and Great Britain.
“I am pleased to welcome Robert to the board,” said FSI President and CEO Dale Brown in a statement. “His experience will be beneficial as we continue expanding our legislative efforts in Washington, D.C., and the states to support a healthier regulatory environment and protect the ability of independent financial advisors to best serve their clients.”
DoubleLine Welcomes Sosa, Rotar, Von Bargen and Schachinger
DoubleLine Capital LP has announced that Ignacio Sosa, Gheorghe Rotar Jr., Christopher Von Bargen and Frederick Schachinger have joined the firm. Sosa is the director of the firm’s newly formed product solutions group.
Rotar is a mutual fund operations specialist who oversees transfer-agent functions for the DoubleLine Funds; he reports to Patrick Townzen, manager of operations. Von Bargen joins the institutional marketing unit as a sales representative responsible for institutions domiciled in the southeastern U.S., and Frederick Schachinger, who will join the unit on June 2, will be responsible for the northeast. Both Von Bargen and Schachinger report to Vincent Fiorillo, manager of global sales.
Sosa previously was executive vice president for global bond product management at Newport Beach-based Pacific Investment Management Co..
Rotar also joined from PIMCO, where he was employed since 2007 and served most recently as supervisor in the firm’s funds operations department. Prior to that, he was a registered client service associate at the Irvine, Calif., office of Citi Smith Barney.
Von Bargen joins from PNC Capital Advisors in Atlanta, where he was a vice president responsible for institutional business development and consultant relations in the southeast. He previously was a vice president in the Atlanta office of BNY Asset Management/Bank of New York. Earlier, he worked as institutional representative from Atlanta for Gabelli Asset Management, Berger Financial Group, Transamerica Asset Management, C.L. Capital Management and Merrill Lynch.