Touchstone Investments, a mutual fund company that offers access to institutional asset managers who provide active management in a sub-advisory capacity, announced the promotion of Mary T. Mock to senior vice president and head of distribution. In this role she will be responsible for developing Touchstone’s overall sales strategies and directing all external sales activities.
Mock started her career at Western & Southern Financial Group (Touchstone’s parent company) in 2004 as director of corporate recruiting. In 2006 she began her tenure at Touchstone Investments, a member of Western & Southern. She led sales teams as Sales Desk manager and regional vice president before serving as divisional vice president. In this latest role, Mock led mutual fund distribution within wirehouse, regional, bank and independent channels in the South Division.
“During her tenure at Touchstone, Mary has proven to be an adept sales leader of actively managed mutual funds, as well as an advocate of coaching financial professionals to help grow their businesses through Touchstone’s suite of practice management programs,” said Touchstone CEO Blake Moore. “Mary’s experience and knowledge will be critical as we expand our brand, solve for industry challenges and trends and continue Touchstone’s growth trajectory.”
“Being part of the Touchstone family over the last 15 years has been a wonderful experience,” said Mock. “I look forward to this next opportunity to lead distribution for the company as we strive for excellence and collective success, as well as grow market share. I am committed to implementing a cohesive sales strategy, deploying the strengths and talents of our sales force and collaborating with key leaders.”
Before joining Western & Southern, Mock worked for Von Lehman and Company as a human resource consultant and assistant, and at Burke, Inc. as an employment and training manager.