Mesirow Financial Adds to Investment Unit

Mike DiCenso joined Mesirow Financial as managing director and head of national sales on the investment strategies team. 

DiCenso is responsible for strategic initiatives, business development, sales and marketing. He reports to Mike Annin, the group’s senior managing director. 

DiCenso has more than 27 years of experience in executive-level business development, sales and marketing roles in institutional retirement services. Before coming to Mesirow Financial, he was president at Gallagher Fiduciary Advisors, where he was responsible for growing assets in the retirement service division. Prior to Gallagher, DiCenso was executive vice president of sales and marketing with RSM McGladrey.

DiCenso holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration, with a double major in management and marketing, from Missouri Southern State University. He completed the LIMRA Leadership Institute Fellowship (LLIF) program at Babson College.

The Mesirow Financial investment strategies team is an independent, third-party consultant that provides asset-allocation strategies and manager selection to defined contribution providers.