People Moves

North America Executive Moves – November 2010

Wendy Connett Editor New York 2 December 2010

North America Executive Moves – November 2010

November saw some senior moves.

Vulcan Capital chose hedge fund veteran Paul Ghaffari as
chief investment officer. Seattle-based Vulcan Capital was founded in 2003 as
the investment arm of Vulcan Inc., the family office of Microsoft co-founder
Paul Allen.

Ghaffari was a founding partner of FrontPoint Partners. He
left FrontPoint in 2006 when it was acquired by Morgan Stanley.

Bessemer Trust named Diana Gibson senior client account
manager and senior vice president of its Denver office. Prior to joining
Bessemer, Gibson was a portfolio manager at Raynemark Investments in Boulder

Julie Prince joined JP Morgan’s Private Wealth Management
Group as a senior private banker in its New York office. Prince returns to JP
Morgan from Krusen Capital Management, where she served as director of

JP Morgan Asset Management hired Michael Falcon as managing
director and head of retirement in the US and Canada.

Prior to his new role, he managed a financial media and
consulting firm founded by NBC's Today financial editor Jean Chatzky. From 2000
to 2008, he served as senior executive in Merrill Lynch's wealth management
unit, where he was responsible for the retirement division.

UBS Wealth Management Americas hired a duo of financial
advisors from Morgan Stanley Smith Barney in Houston. Blake Pratz and Jo
Simmons report to Todd Lavergne, complex director. The team manage $223 million
in client assets.

Cypress Trust Company appointed Palm Beach County attorney
Erik Edward Joh as president and chief executive. Joh joins Cypress Trust after
serving as founding and managing partner of the Boynton Beach office of New
York law firm Hinman Howard & Kattell for the past 30 years.

HighTower lured an advisor team in upstate New York, The
Morgia Group, from Morgan Stanley Smith Barney.

Tony Morgia is the team's founder and joins as managing
director and partner. Michael Morgia and Philip Banazek also join from MSSB as
managing directors and partners. Rounding out the team is Mark Banazek who
comes on board as a financial advisor.

Lorraine Monick joined Harris myCFO as a managing director
of Investment Advisory Services in the Menlo Park, California office. Monick
most recently served as managing director in Seattle for Mt. Eden Investment
Advisors, a San Francisco based independent advisory firm.

Boston Private Financial Holdings appointed James Garvey
chief executive officer and president of its Northern California affiliate,
Borel Private Bank & Trust Company. Garvey steps in from Charter Private
Bank where he served as president and CEO. Garvey replaces James Dawson, who
will serve as interim CEO until the transition is completed. He will also
replace Dawson on the Borel Private Bank board.

Along with this appointment came the announcement of a new
chief executive for BPFH's Southern California affiliate, West Coast Private
Banking Group. V Charles Jackson, currently the CEO and president of First
Private Bank & Trust, takes up his new role in January.

Terry Kane joined First Republic Private Wealth Management
in Palo Alto, California as senior trust officer and senior vice president and
Horacio Teran as senior portfolio manager and managing director.

Kane has more than 25 years of trust experience at financial
services companies and law firms, a law degree from the University of Southern
California, an M. Phil from Oxford University and a Bachelor of Science degree
from the University of Santa Clara. Teran has 10 years of wealth management
experience at firms including Bank of America and Wells Fargo.

Robert Gould, head of wealth management at Brown Brothers
Harriman, will retire this year. The decision to leave was made by Gould, a
30-year veteran of the low-profile bank.

Heidrick & Struggles International named Todd Taylor to
its financial services practice, with a focus on clients in the wealth
management sector.

Taylor steps in from start-up advisory firm Hedge Fund of
Funds, where he served as co-founder and managing partner. Prior to that, he
spent 22 years at Morgan Stanley in various roles, including leading the
company's high net worth business.

Susan Mucciarone joined Glenmede as senior vice president
and director of wealth services, and a member of the company’s management
committee. Mucciarone left Wells Fargo where she was executive vice president
and senior managing director of the bank’s East Coast Family Wealth business.

Northern Trust named Wilson Leech as its new chief executive
for EMEA, succeeding Biff Bowman, who has held the role since 2008. Bowman has
been appointed to replace Lee Selander who is retiring as head of the Americas
for corporate and institutional services. The appointment will see Bowman
relocate to Chicago from London.

Northern Trust also named Peter Cherecwich as head of global
fund services. Cherecwich is chief operating officer of the company's corporate
and institutional services unit, a role he will maintain in addition to his new
Chicago-based position. He takes over from Leech.

BNY Mellon Wealth Management hired James Carley as vice
president and sales director for its West Hartford, Connecticut, office. Carley
joined from Oppenheimer Trust, based in Florham Park, New Jersey.

John Taft, chief executive of RBC Wealth Management, Royal
Bank of Canada’s US wealth management arm was named chairman of the Securities
Industry and Financial Markets Association for 2011. Taft will also continue in
his role at RBC.

Bessemer Trust appointed W Scott Sanford as principal.
Sanford joined the company from Foster Investment Consulting, where he was also
a principal.

JP Morgan named Leslie Lassiter market manager of its
Private Wealth Management office in Los Angeles. Lassiter returns to the West
Coast after serving in a number of roles throughout her more than 20 years with
the firm. Most recently, she was market manager for the New York metro team.

Citi Private Bank appointed Paul Baldovin senior vice
president and wealth planner for its Palm Beach, Florida office. Baldovin steps
in from Wells Fargo Private Bank, where he served as senior vice president and
senior financial planner at its Fort Lauderdale branch.

The Riven Group, a UBS financial advisory team that focuses
on retirement investment strategies, expanded its Westport, Connecticut office
with the appointment of Kimberly Keeping as a financial advisor. Keeping was
previously a financial planning analyst at Westport Resources Management.

Stone & Youngberg appointed Stephen Collins as senior
vice president and New York branch manager, responsible for building out the
firm’s high net worth private client business in the Northeast. Collins is a
25-year industry veteran and was previously responsible for institutional and
retail sales and development at Laidlaw & Co.

RBC Wealth Management made senior level appointments to its
business unit. Retiring as chief administrative officer and head of RBC
Correspondent and Advisor Services is Mike Kavanagh, who has been with the firm
for the past 25 years. He will be replaced by Catie Tobin, head of business
development for RBC Wealth Management, as head of the correspondent and
advisory unit.


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