Emerald Asset Management, Inc., an investment holding company with approximately $5.4 billion in assets as of December 31, 2017, has announced that subsidiary company Emerald Advisers, Inc. has hired Mark F. Schlegel, CFA as Senior Vice President – Client Relations & Business Development. His responsibilities include maintaining and expanding Emerald’s extensive relationships with consultants and institutions, working in collaboration with Emerald’s portfolio management, sales and client services teams, as well as expanding sales efforts and cultivating new clients.
“We have known Mark for a number of years and are excited to put his considerable talent and experience to work on behalf of Emerald and our clients,” said Emerald Advisers President & CIO Kenneth G. Mertz II, CFA.
Mr. Schlegel has over 20 years of experience launching, growing and operating organizations in the asset management industry. His diverse experience and expertise during his career has included business development, acquiring and cultivating client relationships, institutional investment consulting, equity analysis and operations. He has held senior management positions serving in roles that range from President to Director of Sales and Marketing and most recently Chief Operating Officer and Head of Business Development of TFS Capital LLC.
“We have always put our clients first, and the addition of Mark Schlegel to our team underscores this commitment,” said Emerald Asset Management Founder & CEO Joseph E. Besecker. “We welcome Mark and the wealth of experience he brings,” Mr. Besecker said.