The positions at Sentinel Financial Services Company, distributor of the Sentinel Funds, are aimed to reflect is commitment to financial advisers as well as its expansions at both wirehouses and independent dealers, the company said.
“I am pleased to see the expansion of our distribution team into key regions of the country where Sentinel clearly has significant opportunities to build strong relationships with financial advisers,” said Jim Cronin, president of Sentinel Financial Services Company, in a release.
Jamie Atkinson joined the firm as senior vice president, Eastern Division sales manager. Atkinson most recently served as senior vice president of Business Development at LCM Group, a provider of hedge fund investment vehicles. Prior to LCM, Atkinson served as senior vice president, National Sales Manager at Heritage Asset Management—the mutual fund arm of Raymond James. He has also held senior sales positions at SEI, Alliance Capital, and Bank of America.
Marcus Kempton joined Sentinel as regional vice president for the Heartland region, responsible for sales of Sentinel investment products in Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, and Nebraska. Prior to joining Sentinel, he was a regional vice president with MetLife in the same region.
Timothy Dolan joined Sentinel as regional vice president for the Metro New York region, responsible for sales of Sentinel investment products in Northern New Jersey, New York City, Westchester County, and Long Island. He joins Sentinel from Banc of America Investment Services, where he was most recently Market Sales Manager for the firm’s New York branch. Prior to Banc of America, Dolan spent six years with Morgan Stanley.
William Connerly joined Sentinel as regional vice president for the South Central region, responsible for sales of Sentinel investment products in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Arkansas. Connerly most recently served as vice president with Morgan Stanley’s Consulting Services Group in the Southwest region.
Michael Glatkowski joined Sentinel as regional vice president for the North Central region, responsible for sales of Sentinel investment products in Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Glatkowski joins Sentinel from Heartland Advisors where he headed up the firm’s sales and marketing efforts as vice president of Sales & National Accounts.
Jerrod DeShaw joined Sentinel as vice president, Key Accounts manager and will be responsible for developing and strengthening key account relationships with dealer firms. DeShaw joins Sentinel from John Hancock Funds, where he held a similar position within the Key Accounts team.
In addition to new appointments, two Sentinel announced two promotions. Peter Hebert was promoted to senior vice president, director of Retirement and Subadvisory Services. He joined Sentinel in February 2007 and is responsible for Sentinel’s efforts within the investment-only defined contribution (IODC) and subadvisory channels.
J. Lee Madden, Jr., was promoted to vice president, Investment Strategy. He has been an integral part of the firm’s distribution strategy focused on gatekeepers and Fund Selection Units at key dealer firms.