Reliance Adds to Retirement Strategies Group

Brian Campbell and Martin Campbell have been added to Reliance Trust Company’s retirement strategies group.

Both will focus on the development and distribution of collective investment trust (CIT) funds at Reliance Trust.

Brian Campbell, based in Atlanta, Georgia, brings more than 30 years of financial services experience, including 10 years’ experience in investment fund sales. He will cover the southern U.S. including the states of Georgia, Florida, Texas, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana, working with 401(k) plan advisers, pension consultants, third-party administrators and recordkeepers.

Martin Campbell, based in Chicago, Illinois, has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry and specializes in target-date fund structures used as qualified default investment alternatives within participant-directed retirement plans. He will cover the Midwest region working with 401(k) plan advisers, third-party administrators and other retirement plan professionals to identify appropriate CITs for their retirement plan clients.

“Our CIT funds have seen tremendous growth in the last three years,” said Kent Buckles, executive vice president at Reliance Trust. “During this time, Reliance Trust has put together a full suite of CIT products offering both fully managed and sub-advised CITs including fixed income and equity styles, stable value, real estate and target-date fund options.“

Prior to joining Reliance Trust, Brian Campbell was managing director of sales, eastern division with Wells Real Estate Funds. He previously worked as a senior vice president of corporate banking for Commerzbank AG and as a vice president of banking for Société Générale. He holds a Juris Doctor degree from Fordham Law School in New York and a Bachelor of Arts from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. and holds Series 7 and Series 24 licenses.

Prior to joining Reliance Trust, Martin Campbell was a trust consultant with Hand Benefits and Trust responsible for adding new sub-advisers to the CIT platform. Prior to his position at Hand, he served as a senior product manager with Northern Trust’s corporate and institutional services group, where he worked with multinationals and investment managers launching cross-border pooling vehicles for pension plan investors.