Highland Taps Martin For Retail Alts.

Nov 4 2014 | 5:08am ET

Highland Capital Management hopes to expand access to its retail alternative investment products, hiring Carla Martin to make it happen.

Martin was appointed managing director of national accounts for Highland’s independent broker-dealer channel for its mutual fund business, the firm said yesterday. She joins the firm from real-estate investment trust W.P. Carey.

“Ms. Martin’s appointment highlights Highland’s sustained commitment to building top-tier relationships in the independent broker-deal channel,” Highland Capital Funds Distributor President Brad Ross said. “The passion, drive and experience she brings to the Highland Funds team will enhance our efforts as we continue to expand our offerings in this channel.”

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