Hartford Investment Management Company (HIMCO), a diversified institutional asset management firm and wholly-owned subsidiary of The Hartford, today announced that it has hired two institutional sales representatives and a consultant relations head.
Matthew Addesa and Michael Mondo joined the firm as institutional sales representatives covering the Central and East regions, respectively, and Christopher Miller is the firm's new head of consultant relations.
"As we refine and enhance our services for institutional investors and the consultant community, it is critical that we effectively communicate with these audiences," said Erica Evans, executive vice president and HIMCO's head of sales and marketing. "Matt, Mike and Chris have a deep understanding of the needs of investors and consultants and will be valuable resources to them."
Evans added that HIMCO is currently seeking an additional institutional sales professional to cover the western U.S. The sales team will be calling on all institutional channels, including insurance companies, in their regions.
Addesa was previously with Columbia Management for six years in institutional sales, most recently as an eastern region institutional sales representative. Prior to that, he was a manager of corporate planning at Bank of America/FleetBoston Financial, and began his career in financial services at State Street Corporation. Addesa earned a B.S. in Business Administration from Western Michigan University and holds the Series 3 license and the Series 7 and 63 FINRA registrations (held through Hartford Equity Sales Company, Inc.). He is based at HIMCO's headquarters in Hartford, Conn.
Mondo has been an institutional asset management sales professional since 1998. He was previously with Invesco Advisers LLC, where he was a senior director, Institutional Sales and Client Service, covering the Northeast. Prior to that, he held institutional sales roles with J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Evergreen Investment Management and State Street Corporation. Mondo began his career in financial services in 1986 as a financial consultant with Shearson Lehman Brothers. He earned his B.B.A. in marketing from Adelphi University and his M.B.A. in Finance from St. John's University. He also holds the Series 3 license and the Series 7 and 63 FINRA registrations (held through Hartford Equity Sales Company, Inc.). He is based in Boston.
Miller was previously managing director and global head of consultant coverage for Credit Suisse Asset Management, where he was responsible for developing relationships with leading consulting firms around the world. With more than 30 years of experience, he has headed consultant relations and sales efforts with leading asset managers and banks including Citadel, Bear Stearns, Morgan Stanley Capital International/BARRA, Flemings and Bankers Trust. He received a B.A. in mathematics and economics from Hobart College, and holds the Series 7 and 63 FINRA registrations (held through Hartford Equity Sales Company, Inc.). He is also based in Hartford, Conn.
Hartford Investment Management Company (HIMCO) is a registered investment advisor providing investment management services to both institutions and individuals, including affiliated and non-affiliated corporations, foundations and endowments, mutual funds and employee benefit plans. More information on HIMCO is available at www.himco.com.