KNOXVILLE, Tenn., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BPV Capital Management (BPV) announced today that it has named Francis (Frank) M. Gregory III to the newly created position of Chief Distribution Officer. In this role, Mr. Gregory will be responsible for overseeing sales and strategic business relationships across all distribution channels. Mr. Gregory reports to Mike West, Senior Partner and CEO.
"We are excited that Frank is joining our rapidly growing BPV team," said Mr. West. "Frank's experience, contacts and insights will help BPV expand in each of our key distribution channels – qualified, RIA, broker dealer and institutional."
"I'm very excited to be part of BPV, a firm committed to bringing the highest level of money management to all investors, from the most sophisticated institutions to average Americans trying to accumulate wealth and plan their retirement," said Mr. Gregory. "BPV's thoughtful and disciplined investment approaches seek to provide capital preservation, growth of principal and consistent income streams that uniquely meet the needs of today's investors and the financial professionals who serve them."
Mr. Gregory, 48, brings 15 years of industry experience to the Chief Distribution Officer role. Prior to BPV, Mr. Gregory served as Partner and Director of Retirement Platforms, for Lord Abbett & Co. Most recently, he served as the head of FMG Consulting where he worked with investment management firms and hedge funds to assist their entrance into and strategic approaches to the Defined Contribution and Sub-Advised insurance markets. He also consulted with investment committees regarding their fiduciary responsibilities and compliance. Mr. Gregory holds a JD from Duke University School of Law, Durham, NC and a BS in Business Administration from Villanova University, Villanova, PA, as well as the CIMA and AIF designations. He has been a frequent speaker at industry events.
BPV Capital Management is built on the simple belief that all investors deserve the ability to retire well. In our view, every individual should have the ability to achieve his or her own back porch vista through careful planning and saving. In our evolution from family office, to advisory firm, to manager of a family of funds, we've sat in every chair at the table, which means that we have a unique understanding of the challenges each member of the BPV family faces. For more information on BPV, visit www.backporchvista.com or call 877-819-2188.
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