NEPC Names One Partner, Five Principals

Dec 18 2013 | 3:53pm ET

Boston, Mass.-based consulting firm NEPC has one new partner and five new principals.

Timothy Bruce, who joined NEPC in 2008 from Partners Health Care where he worked as an investment analyst, is the new partner. He has over seven years of investment experience and prior professional experience in the healthcare field. Bruce is a senior member of the hedge fund team with a focus on long-short equity and sits on several key committees, ncluding the international equity advisory group, the real assets advisory group and the alternatives asset committee.

The new principals are Rich Harper, Eric Harnish, Dan Kelly, Judy Murphy and Sean Ruhmann.

Harper joined NEPC in 2001 and has over 20 years of investment experience. A member of the endowment and foundation team and the real assets advisory group, Harper has helped NEPC grow its market presence, especially in western New York.

Harnish, who joined NEPC in 2009 and has 18 years of investment experience, is a member of the firm's private equity team and plays an active role with several large, complex client relationships across many client types.

Kelly joined NEPC in 2011 as chief operating officer. He has over 20 years of financial operations, risk management and oversight experience and is currently working on implementing a new risk management and reporting system for the firm along with several other operations initiatives. 

Murphy, who joined NEPC in 2009 as the director of organizational development, has over 25 years of human resource and organizational development experience. She is a member of the senior management team, focusing on talent acquisition, retention and employee development.

Ruhmann joined NEPC in 2010 with over 10 years of investment experience primarily in private markets with a focus on real assets. He is heavily involved in private markets research and provides thought leadership and due diligence in the real estate and real assets space. Ruhmann serves as a member of key committees related to alternative assets.

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