RiverFront Investment Group, a global asset manager and ETF strategist headquartered in Richmond, VA, recently announced promotions to leadership roles on the Investment Team in addition to several promotions of financial professional associates.
Chris Konstantinos, CFA® has been promoted to Director of Investments and will remain Chief Investment Strategist. Chris was a founding team member of RiverFront in 2008. Since the firm's inception, he has distinguished himself as a leader on the Investment Team and Executive Committee.
Rod Smyth, who preceded Chris as Director of Investments, will remain Chairman of the Board and actively involved with RiverFront as a member of the Investment Team. "Chris' promotion represents a continuation of succession. Rod has been a mentor to Chris for over two decades," said RiverFront's President & CEO, Pete Quinn.
Adam Grossman, CFA® and Kevin Nicholson, CFA® were promoted to Co-Heads of the Investment Committee. As Co-Global Fixed Income CIO and Global Equity CIO respectively, Kevin and Adam are uniquely qualified to ensure RiverFront's investment process remains strong and reflects the firm's value of excellence and a drive toward continuous improvement. This promotion reflects expansion in leadership responsibility.
RiverFront also promoted Kaetlin Collins, Taylor Jarrett, Diego Marti-Vertiz, and Dan Zolet to the role of Associate Portfolio Manager based on their tremendous work supporting the Trading and Investment Teams as analysts.
"We are excited to recognize the meaningful contributions of Chris, Kevin, Adam, Kaetlin, Taylor, Dan, and Diego to our firm's success," continued Quinn. "Our dedication to serving the needs of financial advisors and a senior leadership team who has worked together for over 20 years combined with the talent level of our associates continues to enhance our growth and build long-term value for the advisors and investors we serve."
These promotions do not change decision making responsibilities across the RiverFront Investment Team and will be effective April 30, 2021.
ABOUT RIVERFRONT: RiverFront Investment Group is a global asset manager focused on Process over Prediction — a dynamic investment approach driven by a systematic, repeatable methodology. The firm provides flexible, risk-managed solutions for a range of investment objectives and risk tolerances. RiverFront is affiliated with Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated ("Baird"), member FINRA/SIPC, from its minority ownership interest in RiverFront. RiverFront is owned primarily by its employees through RiverFront Investment Holding Group, LLC, the holding company for RiverFront. Baird Financial Corporation (BFC) is a minority owner of RiverFront Investment Holding Group, LLC and therefore an indirect owner of RiverFront. BFC is the parent company of Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, a registered broker/dealer and investment adviser. Learn more at riverfrontig.com.