Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Jul 21 2006 | 5:33pm ET
Fund-of-hedge funds firm The Torrey Funds has hired Sean Ballard as v.p. of marketing. Ballard replaces John Stimpson, who left the firm to join Deutche Bank Asset Management earlier this year.
Ballard joins the New York-based firm from Goldman Sachs.
Ricardo Cortez, president of the private client group at The Torrey Funds, said that until now, the firm has been focusing on private clients, but Ballard has been tasked with helping to expand the client base to include large institutional investors, as well as focus on client communication.
The Torrey Funds has over $800 million in assets under management.
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