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Each year, Envestnet | PMC and Investment Advisor choose two winners in the strategist category for the 2016 SMA Managers of the Year; one for its practice management support for advisors and one for its multiple high-quality offerings (Click here to learn more about the other strategist winner, JAForlines Global).

Russell Investments was honored with the SMA Manager of the Year award in the strategist category for providing quality investment solutions to investors and advisors, as well as the education and resources to offer a positive experience for the user.

Justin Greene, managing director of national accounts at Russell, sat down with Bernice Napach at the Envestnet Advisor Summit in May to talk about the blast radius of the DOL’s fiduciary rule, commoditization of investment products and how it helps small firms compete with fewer resources. 

— Read Torchbearers: The 2016 SMA Managers of the Year on ThinkAdvisor.