Merriman Curhan Hires New COO

Jun 6 2008 | 10:27am ET

Investment bank Merriman Curhan Ford has hired Jack Thrift, formerly CFO of Pacific Growth Equities, as chief operating officer of the bank’s hedge fund unit, Merriman Asset Management.
In his new role, Thrift will oversee general operations, including client service, legal, accounting, product development and marketing strategies.
“Jack brings great experience and perspective in operations and hedge fund administration to our products and strategies, and we are very pleased to have him on board,” said Steven Ledger, president of Merriman Asset Management. “He will be a strong addition to our team, and his experience in the San Francisco investment community will be invaluable to us as we continue to grow our assets under management.”

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